Pfizer Wins 3rd Straight Asbestos Case Over Quigley Products

Law360, New York (June 6, 2014, 8:36 PM EDT) -- A Maryland judge has freed Pfizer Inc. from a personal injury suit blaming insulation manufactured by its defunct subsidiary Quigley Co. for a deceased bricklayer’s mesothelioma, marking Pfizer's third straight victory among asbestos cases that got the go-ahead last year to circumvent Quigley’s bankruptcy shield.

Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge John M. Glynn granted Pfizer summary judgment on claims brought by plaintiff Harriette Stein on behalf of the decedent Carl Stein. Part of Baltimore’s massive asbestos docket, the suit sought to hold Pfizer liable under the...
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