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Celotex Corp. v. Catrett
Citation:477 U.S. 317 (1986)
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Celotex Corp. v. Catrett
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Catrett (Plaintiff) filed a wrongful death suit on behalf of her husband, alleging that Celotex (Defendant) manufactured products that exposed him to asbestos, resulting in his death. Celotex filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that Catrett failed to produce evidence or witnesses connecting her husband’s death to its products. Catrett responded by producing documents that named potential witnesses.
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