United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, October 24, 2022
The plaintiffs brought this asbestos exposure case alleging decedent Callen Cortez contracted mesothelioma following extensive exposure throughout his career as well as secondhand exposure from his father and brothers. Defendants included asbestos-related manufacturers, premise owners, and employers. The defendants filed an omnibus motion in limine prior to trial.
Firstly, defendants moved to prohibit plaintiffs from characterizing them all as “asbestos companies,” or members of the “asbestos industry,” on the grounds that this …Continue Reading