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CHAVERS v. GATKE CORP., A092551

A manufacturer of friction brake products containing asbestos, cannot be held liable in tort to plaintiffs for injuries caused by asbestos inhalation where, plaintiffs conceded, they possessed no evidence that they had been exposed to products manufactured by defendant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/28/2003
  • Published 03/28/2003

Judges

  • SEPULVEDA, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Gilbert Purcell,Brayton, Purcell, Curtis & Geagan, Novato, for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bennett, et al., Frederick D. Baker, Paul J. Riehle, Kirk C. Jenkins, Charles P. MurrinSedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold, San Francisco, for Defendant and Respondent.
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