Appeals Court Remands Union Carbide Asbestos Case

Law360, New York (November 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A dispute over whether an electrician suffering from terminal lung cancer was exposed to Union Carbide asbestos will be remanded to state court and go to trial, a Washington appeals court has ruled.

The Court of Appeals of the State of Washington ruled Tuesday that a lower court made a mistake when it granted summary judgment in favor of Union Carbide, saying the plaintiff, electrician David Roy Taylor, “presented sufficient evidence to raise a genuine issue of material fact” as to whether he was exposed to...
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