The Stevens, Westinghouse Electric, Asbestos & Mesothelioma case documents what many construction workers and laborers may face today – past potential direct and secondary exposure to asbestos and mesothelioma. The court ruled on the motion.
To find out more on the case, see Case No. 13-4002 – October 8, 2014.
A brief summary of the facts include:
- Because we write solely for the benefit of the parties, we will only briefly summarize the facts relevant to our decision.
- Stevens’s complaint alleges that he developed mesothelioma, an asbestos-related disease, after having been exposed to asbestos-containing products manufactured by defendants CBS Corporation (a successor by merger to Westinghouse Electric Corporation) and distributed by International Paper Co. (“IP”).
- Specifically, he contends that he was exposed to asbestos in connection with “Micarta panels” that he helped install aboard U.S. Navy vessels between 1960 and 1985.
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