Asbestos Litigation


Asbestos-Workers-Cut-and-Fit-Pipe33 third party cases were filed between 1980 and 1982 under the Standard Asbestos caption representing allegations by the asbestos companies, such as Johns‐Manville against the cigarette companies.

By the end of 1982 these cases were either dismissed or non‐suited and the cigarette industry was spared a finding of liability for lung disease.

Asbestos company plaintiffs:

  • Raymark Industries
  • Rapid American Corp
  • Combustion Engineering
  • Gasket Holdings
  • Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Co.
  • W. R. Grace & Company
  • A. P. Green Services, Inc.