Pa. Court Allows 'Any Breath' Asbestos Testimony To Stand

Law360, Philadelphia (February 15, 2013, 3:50 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Thursday upheld a nearly $1 million judgment against a welding products company in an asbestos injury case, ruling that the court rightly admitted expert testimony supporting the theory that any asbestos exposure is a contributing factor to asbestos-related disease.

A three-judge superior court panel rejected an appeal by the Lincoln Electric Co. seeking a new trial or modified verdict based claims that testimony from the plaintiff's causation expert was inadmissible under the standard set by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's landmark May...
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