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Civil Procedure Keyed to Spencer
Celotex Corp. v. Catrett
Citation:477 U.S. 317 (1986)
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Plaintiff filed a wrongful death suit on behalf of her husband, alleging that exposure to asbestos products manufactured by Defendant resulted in his death. Defendant filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that Plaintiff failed to produce evidence connecting her husband’s death to Defendant’s products, focusing specifically on Plaintiff’s failure to produce witnesses who could testify about her husband’s exposure. Plaintiff responded by producing documents that named potential witnesses. Defendant argued that these documents were inadmissible hearsay.
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