Owens-Illinois Asbestos Case To Remain In Del.

Law360, New York (June 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Delaware judge has refused to transfer a product liability case brought against Owens-Illinois Inc. by a group of Spanish citizens, ruling that the container glass manufacturer failed to adequately show that the suit should be sent to Spain.

Judge Mary Johnston of the Superior Court of the State of Delaware on Thursday denied Owens-Illinois' request for a change in venue due to hardship.

“The court finds that defendant has failed to establish that Spain is an available alternate forum. Further, even if it had, the...
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