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Asbestos-Superior Court Denies Motion for Reconsideration Based on "Bare Metal" Defense

In the latest ruling in a fiercely-litigated asbestos case, the Superior Court has issued a decision denying Crane Co.'s motion for reconsideration of its summary judgment motion based on its "bare metal" defense. The "bare metal" defense is one in which the defendant argues that although plaintiff worked with its products, it did not make the asbestos-containing components of that product to which plaintiff was exposed and, accordingly, it is not liable for that exposure.