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FERRIS v. GATKE CORP., A093413

Assuming Sindell v. Abbott Laboratories (1980) 26 Cal.3d 588 relief may under some circumstances be available to plaintiffs in asbestos-related tort litigation, the record fails to furnish the requisites necessary to establish that species of group tort liability.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/17/2003
  • Published 04/17/2003

Judges

  • SEPULVEDA, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Alan Richard Brayton,Brayton, Purcell, Curtis & Geagan, Novato, CA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sedgwick, Deter, Moran & Arnold, Frederick, D. Baker, Charles T. Sheldon, Katharine Demgen, Charles P. Murrin; Bennett, Samuelsen, Reynolds & Allard, Richard Reynolds, Frederick W. Gatt and Don Schaefer, for Defendant-Respondent., Gayle Irene Jenkins for Thelen Reid & Priest LLP, Los Angeles, CA, as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Respondent.
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