Judge: Widow Lacks Evidence Of Boilermaker’s Prewarning Asbestos Exposure

Mealey's (May 26, 2016, 11:26 AM EDT) -- SAN DIEGO — A co-worker’s vague recollection that boilers originated with a specific manufacturer falls short of demonstrating asbestos exposure from its products, a California federal judge held May 24 (Gail Elizabeth Walashek, et al. v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et al., No. 14-1567, S.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 55013).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160601-018Z.)

In June 2014, Gail Walashek sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Michael Walashek to asbestos, leading to his death from malignant mesothelioma. The decedent allegedly suffered his exposure while...
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