Md. Court Lets GP Off Hook For Secondhand Asbestos Injury

Law360, New York (July 9, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Overturning a ruling against Georgia-Pacific LLC, Maryland's highest court held Monday that prior to 1972, asbestos product manufacturers were not required to warn people who lived with a worker exposed to the substance of their own risk of injury.

At issue in the case was whether Georgia-Pacific could be held liable for plaintiff Jocelyn Farrar's mesothelioma. Farrar was allegedly exposed to the asbestos that helped cause the disease when she washed her grandfather's work clothing as a teenager in the 1960s. The clothing contained asbestos from...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.