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December 21, 2016

In the News Today – December 21, 2016

CA Supreme Court Rules to Expand Liability to Family Members of Those Exposed to Asbestos: The California Supreme Court ruled this month that employers using asbestos-containing products have a legal duty to household members who are also exposed to the mineral through other persons. “This decision opens up California courts for a number of additional lawsuits from the household members of asbestos workers. An entire new generation of asbestos defendants – the children of asbestos workers – may now sue” said Kim Stone, president of the Civil Justice Association of California. (Northern California Record)
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