California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 20, 2014
#14-97 Haver v. BNSF Railway Co., S219919

#14-97 Haver v. BNSF Railway Co., S219919.  (B246527; 226 Cal.App.4th 1104, mod. 226 Cal.App.4th 1376b; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC435551.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action. Haver and Kesner present the following issue: If an employer’s business involves either the use or the manufacture of asbestos-containing products, does the employer owe a duty of care to members of an employee’s household who could be affected by asbestos brought home on the employee’s clothing?

Review granted: 08/20/2014 – Oral Argument: 09/07/2016 

See Petition for Review.