Insurers Want To Curb Expert Testimony In Asbestos Suit
Law360, New York (July 30, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT) -- Insurers including OneBeacon America Insurance Co. and insulation contractors and distributors The McCarty Corp. and Eagle Inc. sought Thursday to block testimony by the plaintiffs' expert in a suit from the family of a former shipyard worker who died of asbestos-related cancer.
In a filing in Louisiana federal court, the companies sought to exclude the specific causation testimony of Stephen Terry Kraus, a radiation oncologist, who is seeking to testify on behalf of the family of Sally Gros Vedros, who died from mesothelioma in June 2011. The suit had claimed that Eagle and McCarty had provided asbestos-containing products to Avondale Shipyards,...
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