Started Sep 21, 2018 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Jun 28, 2019 06:59AM UTC

In Air and Liquid Systems Corp. v. Devries, will the Supreme Court rule that Air and Liquid Systems Corp. can be held liable for negligence in exposing service members to asbestos?

In 2014, the widows of US naval servicemen who died of cancer allegedly caused by exposure to asbestos lost a civil suit against Air and Liquid Systems Corp. (Court House News). The Third Circuit reversed that decision, ruling that the company could be held liable for negligence even though their products were not manufactured with asbestos (Oyez). The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision in its 2018 term (SCOTUSBlog), but if it does not, the question will resolve as no.

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