Rise or Demise of Take-Home Asbestos Exposure Claims? California Supreme Court Set to Weigh in on Debate


By Jeffrey M. Pypcznski and Pamela R. Kaplan

The introduction of secondary or "take-home" exposure claims has extended asbestos litigation to a new generation of potential plaintiffs and has premises and manufacturing defendants reeling over the concept that duty of care may now extend to unknown persons who have never stepped foot on a worksite or used an asbestos-containing product.

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