Civil Procedure Keyed to Marcus
Hardy v. Johns-Manville Sales Corporation
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The district court entered a collateral estoppel order, because certain issues had been determined in Appellee’s favor by a judgment for unrelated Plaintiffs against six manufacturers of asbestos in Borel v. Fibreboard Paper Products Corp. The Appellants argued that Borel did not necessarily decide that asbestos-containing insulation products were unreasonably dangerous because of the failure to warn. The special interrogatories answered by the Borel jury were general and not specifically directed toward the failure to warn.
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