Court: Admitting, Relying On Unsupported Expert Testimony An Error

(April 26, 2016, 12:32 PM EDT) -- HARTFORD, Conn. — A judge erred in admitting and relying on unsupported testimony regarding which entity was liable for a woman’s asbestos exposure, a Connecticut appeals court held April 12 in reversing summary judgment (Martin Franchises Inc. v. Cooper U.S. Inc., No. AC 37770, Conn. Super.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160427-005Z.)

After LaVerne Perezi contracted mesothelioma, she filed a product liability action in August 2012 against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed her to asbestos. At least some of the exposure allegedly came from asbestos included in...
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