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Is there an appeal you argued that made new law?

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.

 

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