Naval Vessel Is Not The Sum Of Its Asbestos-Containing Parts
Law360, New York (November 23, 2015, 10:41 AM EST) -- The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington recently granted partial summary judgment on product liability claims to a company that built and supplied vessels to the United States Navy, on the basis that a shipbuilder’s product is the “ship,” or naval vessel, and not the component parts that may have contained asbestos.
The plaintiffs in Hassebrock v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., 2015 U.S. Dist. Lexis 137775, alleged that Glenn Hassebrock was exposed to asbestos that was manufactured, sold or distributed by numerous defendants while he was working at various shipyards and, specifically, as a piping inspector...
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