Petition of the day

Petition of the dayThe petition of the day is: Caraffa v. Carnival Corp. 16-1074 Issue: Whether, when a Jones Act seafarer alleges negligence based on asbestos exposure, the applicable causation test is the ‘featherweight’ causation standard, or the ‘substantial factor’ causation test as applied in products liability cases.

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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:

16-1074

Issue: Whether, when a Jones Act seafarer alleges negligence based on asbestos exposure, the applicable causation test is the ‘featherweight’ causation standard, or the ‘substantial factor’ causation test as applied in products liability cases.

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