Federal Judge Won’t Stay Asbestos-Talc Case While State Commission Considers Claims

(March 10, 2020, 3:23 PM EDT) -- RALEIGH, N.C. — An action seeking to hold a state university liable for a woman’s mesothelioma is sufficiently different from her federal tort action involving allegations of asbestos exposure from talc products, a federal judge in North Carolina held Feb. 25 in declining to stay the case (Belinda Lipscomb Foushee, et al. v. RT Vanderbilt Holding Company Inc, et al., No. 17-71, E.D. N.C., 2020 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32950.)...

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