Decedent Bobby Vickery died of mesothelioma and his estate was substituted as a party to this action. The plaintiff estate appealed the granting of summary judgment to defendants Eaton Corporation, ArvinMeritor, Pneumo-Abex, and Brake Supply Company. The appellate court affirmed, with one judge dissenting.
The plaintiff alleged Mr. Vickery was exposed to asbestos from a variety of different sources. He had fifty employers between 1966 and 2003, and alleged asbestos exposure during three of those jobs. For purposes of this appeal, the court summarized his …Continue Reading