A Jefferson County woman is seeking a deposition for a possible future case over claims a relative's lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure.
Nancy Gregory filed a petition to record the testimony of James Gregory by deposition June 3 in the Jefferson County District Court in anticipation of a case against E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., citing wrongful death.
According to the complaint, James Gregory was exposed to asbestos in his occupation with DuPont, and was later diagnosed with lung cancer.
Nancy Gregory is seeking deposition as James's disease is likely to prove fatal.
She is being represented by attorneys J. Keith Hyde and D'Juana Parks of Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont.
Jefferson County District Court Case No. E195-758
This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Jefferson County District Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.