Maine Top Court Affirms Asbestos Judgments On Less Burdensome Standard

(June 10, 2016, 2:10 PM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Maine — Even under the less burdensome standard applied by the trial court a widow cannot sufficiently link her husband’s asbestos-related death to the negligence of four companies, Maine’s top court held June 7 (Patricia Grant, et al. v. Foster Wheeler LLC, et al., No. BCD-15-404, Maine Sup. Jud.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160615-035Z.)

Patricia Grant filed suit in the Sagadahoc County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Edward Grant to asbestos during his employment at Bath Iron Works, where he worked from...
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