Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Foster Wheeler & Esser

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Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Foster Wheeler & Esser:  A case in the United States District Court, D. Delaware ruled on a motion to remand.

The Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Foster Wheeler & Esser case is about a navy boiler tender and Metro Machine Shipyard worker that alleges that he was exposed to asbestos and later developed mesothelioma.

A brief summary of the Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Foster Wheeler & Esser includes:

  1. Charles Tallman filed this asbestos related personal injury action in the Superior Court of the State of Delaware on April 1, 2015.
  2. The Complaint alleges that Mr. Tallman was exposed to asbestos through personal automotive work from the 1940’s to 2000, while serving as a Boiler Tender in the U.S. Navy from 1947 to 1967 aboard ships including the USS Caloosahatchee, USS Gyatt, and USS Independence, and while working at the Metro Machine Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia from 1967 to 1972.
  3. As a result of that alleged exposure, Mr. Tallman developed malignant pleural mesothelioma.
  4. The Complaint alleges design defect, failure to warn, negligence, and strict liability claims against Foster Wheeler and other defendants, including CBS Corporation, f/k/a/ Westinghouse Electric Corporation
  5. The Court ruled: motion to dismiss is Denied
  6. For more on the case, please follow this link: Esser – February 5, 2016.


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