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Defendant’s motion to quash plaintiff’s requests for admission of fact in maritime case granted

Court:  United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

In January 2019, Harry F. Marsh filed an action in Louisiana State Court alleging asbestos exposure while aboard various merchant marine vessels. He alleged Lykes owned and/or operated a number of such vessels. He further alleged Lykes’ insurer, Continental Insurance Company, was liable for the former’s negligence in failing to warn, prevent, or otherwise exercise reasonable care with regard to the use of asbestos. Continental successfully removed the matter to federal court under federal officer jurisdiction. Mr. Marsh …

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