U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Owensboro Division, November 12, 2020
Plaintiff Jack Papineau was employed by Smith Coal from 1984 to 1992. In his complaint against multiple defendants, including Brake Supply, he alleged that he contracted mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos-containing friction products during his employment at Smith Coal. The plaintiff alleged that Brake Supply purchased friction products from suppliers and resold the products by either using the products to reline brakes or reselling parts.
Brake Supply filed a Third-Party Complaint and …Continue Reading