Delaware Joins Trend of States Rejecting ‘Take Home’ Asbestos Claims

August 30, 2011

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP Partner, Craig T. Liljestrand, wrote an article published by DRI in its August 24, 2011 issue. The article discussed the Price v. E.I. DuPont De Nemours & Co. case (2011 WL 2682822 (Del. 2011)), wherein the court considered whether defendant DuPont owed a duty of care to plaintiff, the wife of a maintenance technician at one of the manufacturer’s facilities. The wife developed bilateral interstitial fibrosis and bilateral pleural thickening of the lungs after years of washing her spouse’s clothing, which had been covered in asbestos fibers from the manufacturer’s facility.

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