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"Rather brief" exposures enough to support $30 million asbestos award



The plaintiff had a "rather brief work history" with asbestos in summer and college break jobs at a GM warehouse, and also claimed "take-home" exposure from his father. Reason enough to attribute responsibility for his mesothelioma to dozens of companies, only two of which were left at trial as non-settling defendants, a New Jersey appellate panel decided. [NJLJ]

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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