On August 30, 2023, a Hawaii court ruled on 3M’s motion to compel blood sampling for the purposes of genetic testing in an asbestos matter. Hawaii First Circuit Judge James H. Ashford granted 3M’s motion in the McCabe v. 3M Co., et al matter.
Plaintiff Randolph McCabe filed suit in Hawaii’s First District in October 2022. McCabe worked as a warehouse employee for Acuron and Associated Insulation Co. from the early-to-mid 1980s. He alleged that although he occasionally wore respirators (including 3M’s 8710 model) he …Continue Reading