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Five-day asbestos exposure could have been substantial cause of asbestosis, La. appeals court rules

Judge Terri F. Love

Judge: Asbestos claimant only included defendants to keep case out of federal court

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

‘Every exposure’ theory rejected in La. asbestos case

United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Fifth Circuit declines to create ‘new rule’ in asbestos case over bar date

A federal appeals court has affirmed a bankrupt company’s request for summary judgment, arguing the asbestos claim filed against Placid Oil Company was discharged as claimants were given sufficient notice of the 1987 bar date.