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California Supreme Court Establishes Duty in Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Cases

by Perkins Coie on

On December 1, 2016, the Supreme Court of California held that the duty of employers and premises owners to exercise ordinary care in their use of asbestos in their businesses includes a duty to take reasonable care to...more

"Take-Home" Asbestos Case Decision Could have Ripple Effect

by Polsinelli on

Companies facing "take-home" asbestos or other toxic tort exposure claims in Arizona, or in other jurisdictions applying Arizona law, now have a new case to cite in dispositive motions. With the Sept. 20 Arizona Court of...more

New Jersey High Court Expands Reach of “Take-Home” Toxic Tort Claims

by Blank Rome LLP on

Action Item: Employers and premises owner of facilities in which employees or visitors might be exposed to alleged hazardous substances must be aware of a recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision in Schwartz v. Accuratus...more

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