Asbestos, Cancer & Oliveira

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Asbestos, Cancer & Oliveira, :  A case in the United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania ruled on an appeal from a summary judgment.

The Asbestos, Cancer & Oliveira case is about a former ship worker was allegedly exposed to while working on ships and later developed asbestos-related lung cancer.

A brief summary of the Asbestos, Lung Cancer & Oliveira case includes:

  1. The case was assigned to the Court’s maritime docket. Plaintiff Alberto Oliveira, alleges that he was exposed to asbestos while working aboard various ships. Plaintiff asserts that he developed two asbestos-related illnesses as a result of his exposure to asbestos aboard those ships.
  2. In 1994, Plaintiff brought claims for non-malignant asbestos-related disease against various defendants, including shipowners represented by Thompson Hine LLP.
  3. By way of Order dated May 2, 1996, Judge Charles Weiner dismissed those claims administratively, leaving open the possibility for the action to be pursued at a later, unspecified date.
  4. The Court ruled: Denied
  5. For more on the case, please follow this link: 2:11-3325 – February 2, 2016

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