N.J. Court Awards Summary Judgment to 5 Asbestos Defendants; Motions were Unopposed

  • Owens-Illinois, Brand & Durametallic Order
  • Westinghouse/Foster Wheeler Order

NEWARK, N.J. –– A New Jersey federal court has awarded summary judgment to a number of defendants named in an asbestos suit, finding in part that the plaintiff had failed to establish that he was exposed to asbestos-containing products manufactured or supplied by the defendants.

In the Dec. 3 opinion, the U.S. District Court for the District Court of New Jersey noted that the plaintiff indicated that he did not oppose the motions.

“While the Court has been directed to portions of the record wherein Plaintiff testified that he believes he was exposed to asbestos via piping and/or other types …


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