Asbestos, Mesothelioma & Air Liquid Systems

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Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Air Liquid Systems: A case in the United States District Court, S.D. California, ruled on motions to exclude expert opinion testimony.

The Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Air Liquid Systems case is about a former boilermaker (boiler) that was allegedly exposed to asbestos dust – from the marine boilers aboard USS Kitty Hawk, USS Constellation and other repair shops on land – and later developed mesothelioma.

A brief summary of the Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Air Liquid Systems includes:

  1. On June 17, 2014, Plaintiffs commenced this wrongful death and survival action in state court.
  2. Alleges exposure to asbestos and asbestos-containing products, in the course of performing his work for various employers, caused him to suffer severe and permanent injury and ultimately death.
  3. Employed as a career boilermaker (e.g., boiler) between 1967 and 1986 and exposed to asbestos while performing maintenance, repair, overhaul, break-down, and rebuilding of boilers and associated equipment installed on naval, commercial, and industrial vessels.
  4. Worked aboard vessels, including the USS Kitty Hawk and USS Constellation, as well as in repair shops at various land-based sites.
  5. In February 2013, Walashek sought treatment for shortness of breath and left-sided chest pain. A CT scan revealed pleural fluid and a large and extensive confluent mass over the left upper lung extending through the left chest wall.
  6. Walashek died in March 2013 at the age of 64.
  7. The Court ruled: Denied
  8. For more on the case, please follow this link: Air Liquid Systems – February 16, 2016.

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