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"Take-Home" Asbestos Claims Rulings by California and Georgia Supreme Courts Impact Claim Viability

December 2016
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by Daniel Kelly, Carter Strang, and Karen Ross, published in DRI's The Voice

The Supreme Courts of California and Georgia recently—in rulings dated 12/1/16 and 11/30/16, respectively—provided finality to questions surrounding the viability of take-home asbestos claims in those states. Take-home claims are those asserted by plaintiffs who never set foot on the premises or used the asbestos-containing product in question but who allege exposure through others, most commonly through a spouse or other family member’s workplace clothing.

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