This is an analysis of an asbestos wrongful death case where the claim was defeated because the defendant non-California corporate entity had dissolved. The court of appeal held that although California law contains a provision…more
Analysis of Maryland appellate case regarding 'substantial factor' anslysis in asbestos litigation. Testimony of plaintiff expert Dr. Laura Welch was thrown out by the Court of Appeal (reversing the lower court) because her…more
Analysis of Washington state court decision extending asbestos exposure liability to manufacturers of certain non-asbestos containing products…more
Analysis of asbestos personal injury case. Plaintiff worked alongside Perini employees on a building construction site and later sued for asbestos-related injuries. Perini moved for summary judgment, claiming plaintiff could not…more
Analysis of California Court of Appeal decision in Bettencourt v Hennessy Industries. Hennessy made an arc grinding machine that, while it did not contain asbestos, was commonly used in a way that caused the release of asbestos…more
Amberger-Warren v City of Piedmont
Plaintiff was injured while on a paved walkway inside a publicly owned dog park and sued the City of Piedmont, California. Plaintiff claimed the walkway's design made it unreasonably dangerous and that a lack of maintenance made…more
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