N.C. Court Weighs in on Summary Judgments from Plaintiff, Defendants in Asbestos Case

  • Defense MSJ Order
  • Plaintiff MSJ Order

GREENSBORO, N.C. –– A North Carolina federal court has weighed in on summary judgment motions filed by several parties in an asbestos exposure lawsuit, rejecting in part defense objections to causation in the case.

In separate Feb. 25 orders, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina concluded in part that “viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to Plaintiff and resolving all inferences in her favor, a reasonable jury could find that [the decedent] experienced direct and regular exposure to asbestos from … brake linings over the extended period of nine years.”

Plaintiff Laura Walls …


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