General Contractor, Asbestos Plaintiffs Battle Over Statute Of Repose’s Reach

(December 3, 2019, 12:26 PM EST) -- SEATTLE — The argument that Washington’s statute of repose becomes inapplicable because a contractor also sold asbestos-containing insulation would not apply to the general contractor and would produce an absurd result where almost no contractor fell under the statute’s protections, a company tells a Washington appeals court in an Oct. 29 response (Cindy Maxwell, et al. v. Brand Insulations Inc., et al., No. 53252-2 II, Wash. App., Div. II)....

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