17 companies blamed for man’s asbestos exposure, death

By David Yates | Dec 30, 2012

Sherri Hall, as the executrix of the estate of Arlis Hall, is suing AMF and 16 other companies, alleging they negligently exposed her benefactor to asbestos.

The suit was filed Dec. 21 in Jefferson County District Court.

The other defendants named in the suit include, B&B Engineering & Supply, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Certainteed, Chevron U.S.A., E.I. DuPont De Nemours, Entergy Texas, ExxonMobil, Foster Wheeler Energy, Foster Wheeler USA, Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Guard-Line, Gulf Oil, Huntsman Petrochemical, Texaco, Wyeth Holdings and 4520 Corp.

The suit alleges Arlis Hall was exposed to asbestos products throughout his refinery career.

The suit accuses the defendants of negligently manufacturing, selling and using asbestos products despite actual knowledge of the health hazards associated with asbestos.

On top of punitive damages, the plaintiffs are suing for their mental anguish and loss of companionship.

Beaumont attorney Glen Morgan of Reaud, Morgan & Quinn represents them.

Judge Milton Shuffield, 136th District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. D193-751

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