Widow Wants Top Court Review Of ‘Critical Condition’ Jurisdiction Question

(February 12, 2019, 12:42 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals improperly applied a single-factor test looking only at a plaintiff’s out-of-state use of an asbestos product in denying jurisdiction in a man’s case where there is no question that the defendant targeted the state, or that the man developed, was treated for and died of his mesothelioma in the state, a widow tells the U.S. Supreme Court in a Jan. 29 petition for writ of certiorari (Sandra Waite, et al. v. Union Carbide Corp., No. 18-998, U.S. Sup.)....

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