Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Honeywell & Hart

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The Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Honeywell & Hart case is about a Ohio man that worked as a mechanic – brakes and clutches – and alleges that the dust from the brakes and clutches (Honeywell and Ford) is related to his mesothelioma.

The Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Honeywell & Hart case, in the United States District Court, N.D. Ohio, Eastern Division recently ruled on some summary judgment motions.

A brief summary of the ruling in the Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Honeywell & Hart case includes:

  • Plaintiff, Gail Hart, is the executor of the Estate of decedent Alva Coykendall and alleges that Mr. Coykendall worked with a substantial amount of asbestos-containing brake and clutch friction materials manufactured and sold by the Defendants.
  • He worked as an uncertified mechanic from approximately 1972 through 2014.
    • performed work on brakes and clutchess.
      • He estimated that he performed thousands of brake changes, and was also exposed to brake dust when working on vehicles that did not require a full brake change.
      • He also testified that he may have changed clutches on vehicles between one hundred and twenty and one thousand times.
  • In July of 2014, Mr. Coykendall was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma. Eight months later, at the age of fifty-four, Mr. Coykendall passed away.
  • For more on the case, please visit this link – Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Honeywell & Hart

For more on some related topics, please follow these links: asbestos, asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma and pleural plaques


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