Asbestos Expert Excluded; Judge Grants General Electric Summary Judgment

Mealey's (May 23, 2016, 2:01 PM EDT) -- BALTIMORE — A couple failed to properly disclose the full range of products an expert would testify to, and their argument that the defense was to blame is “preposterous,” a federal judge in Maryland held May 18 in excluding the testimony and granting summary judgment (Charles Lemuel Arbogast Jr. v. A.W. Chesterton Co., et al., No. 14-4049, D. Md.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160601-011Z.)

After doctors diagnosed Charles Arbogast with mesothelioma, he and his wife, Barbara Arbogast, sued 27 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos....
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