Pa. Justices Won't Review 'Any Breath' Asbestos Case

Law360, Philadelphia (October 10, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday declined to review a nearly $1 million judgment against a welding products company in an asbestos case that turned on the hot-button issue of whether any asbestos exposure counts as a contributing factor to asbestos-related disease.

In a one-page order, the high court said that it would not hear an appeal by the Lincoln Electric Co. challenging the verdict in favor of a suburban Philadelphia man whose family said he died from exposure to asbestos contained in the company's welding...
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