Asbestos, Summary Judgment, liability for replacement parts

| Mar 9, 2013 | Firm News

The Superior Court has denied Crane Co.’s summary judgment motion with respect to most claims holding that there are issues of fact as to whether it should be liable for asbestos exposure from replacement gaskets and packing made by other companies but installed in Crane Co. valves.  The Court granted summary judgment as to plaintiff’s civil conspiracy claim.  Sweredoski v. Alfa Laval, Inc., P.C. 2011-1544 (R.I.Super. March 7, 2013).

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