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Court clarifies government contractor defense in asbestos suit (access required)

Where an engineering manufacturer intends to rely upon the government contactor defense in an asbestos suit, it must present evidence of the government’s knowledge about the asbestos hazards presented by the manufacturer’s products or equipment, and not just the government’s knowledge about the hazards of asbestos generally. Background On Nov. 8, 2021, plaintiff filed an objection to ...