Texas High Court Takes Up Union Carbide Asbestos Case

Law360, Dallas (June 28, 2013, 6:59 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear Union Carbide Corp.’s claim it should be able to avoid an asbestos exposure suit involving a former employee, with the company saying the man failed to submit required evidence of his lung function under a law enacted shortly after he died.

The court will hear argument in October in the wrongful death suit, as Union Carbide contends a 2005 law governing asbestos cases requires more evidence than Joseph Emmite’s estate can show linking his death to alleged...
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