Connecticut Judge Dismisses Premature Contribution Claims From Asbestos Action

(June 13, 2016, 3:08 PM EDT) -- BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — While they style the motion as one involving cross-claims, three remaining automotive defendants in a take-home asbestos exposure case actually assert premature contribution claims, a Connecticut judge held May 25 (Kenneth Reed III, et al. v. 3M Co., et al., No. 12-6034053 S, Conn. Super., Fairfield at Bridgeport).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160615-034Z.)

After doctors diagnosed Kenneth C. Reed with mesothelioma, Kenneth Reed III and Ruth Reed filed suit in the Fairfield at Bridgeport Superior Court against 66 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him...
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