Anderson v. Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp.
Supreme Court of California
810 P.2d 549 (Cal. 1991)
Carl Anderson (plaintiff) was exposed to asbestos by working with products manufactured by Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. (Owens-Corning) (defendant). Anderson brought suit on a theory of strict products liability, claiming that Owen-Corning failed to properly warn of the dangers inherent in exposure to the products. The jury rendered a verdict for Owens-Corning, but the trial court granted a new trial. On appeal, the question of the admissibility of state of the art evidence arose, and the Supreme Court of California granted review.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Panelli, J.)
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