San Francisco, CA commercial litigation attorney Edward Hugo talks about memorable appeals case in which his firm made new law through their success.
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My firm and I made new law with a case called Mackendo v. Huntington Ingle Shipyard it’s a ninth circuit court of appeal case. It made law in two different ways. First, it held for the first time that a navy ship was not a product for purpose of strict products liability. Second, it was an asbestos exposure case within a navy ship and the court held for purposes of causation that each, any, every, or all exposure to asbestos is not a substantial factor.