Torts keyed to Best
Black v. Abex Corp
Rochelle Black (Plaintiff) filed suit against Abex Corporation as well as 47 others (Defendants) for wrongful death after her husband, Markus, was exposed to asbestos-containing products. Plaintiff claimed that Markus’s exposure to the asbestos-containing products, during the 15 years he worked as an auto mechanic in the Air Force, caused his death from lung cancer. Plaintiff claimed that Defendants should be held liable under market share liability as well as other liability theories. After the trial court dismissed Plaintiff’s complaint for failing to assert a genuine issue of material fact, Plaintiff appealed.
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