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Judge Finds Residency, Mesothelioma Diagnosis Crucial In Applying Tennessee Law

(February 7, 2017, 1:15 PM EST) -- PROVIDENCE, R.I. — While a man’s asbestos occurred in two states, his residence, diagnosis and treatment in Tennessee warrant imposing its law over that of Virginia, a Rhode Island judge held Jan. 18 (Harold Wayne Murray and Janice M. Murray v. 3M Co., et al., No. 2016-0151, R.I. Super., Providence).

(Opinion available.  Document #01-170208-024Z.)

In January 2016, Harold and Janice Murray filed suit in the Providence, R.I., Plantation Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Harold Murray to asbestos.  Harold Murray allegedly contracted mesothelioma...
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