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Del. Justices Reverse Nixed 'Take-Home' Asbestos Claim

Law360 (June 27, 2018, 8:42 PM EDT) -- In an acknowledged change of course, Delaware’s Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the dismissal of a “take-home” asbestos injury claim by the estate of a worker’s spouse who regularly laundered contaminated clothing, overruling tort and liability standards used in prior cases.

Writing for the full five-member court, Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. found that the estate of Dorothy Ramsey — who died of lung cancer in 2015 — could have a viable claim against manufacturers who supplied asbestos products that in turn contaminated the work...
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