Asbestos Plaintiff Says in Appellate Brief that Special Electric ‘Acted with Total Disregard for End Users’
December 13, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO –– Asbestos plaintiffs involved in a sophisticated intermediary dispute before California’s highest court have filed their appellate brief, arguing that the jury’s decision to enforce liability on Special Electric for its sale of asbestos was correct and supported by the evidence presented at trial.
In the brief, filed Dec. 9 in the California Supreme Court, asbestos plaintiffs William and Jacqueline Webb urge the high court to reject Special Electric’s contentions that it “bears no responsibility” for selling crocidolite asbestos.
In their brief, the plaintiffs maintain that Special Electric should be held responsible for concealing the hazards of …