Dozens of companies named in asbestos suit, Provost Umphrey representing plaintiff

By David Yates | Dec 12, 2018

BEAUMONT – A recently filed asbestos lawsuit is seeking exemplary damages against dozens of companies.

Through The Provost Umphrey Law Firm, Louanna Valley, representing the estate of James Valley, filed suit on Dec. 4 in Jefferson County District Court.

Some of the defendants named in the suit include Ametek, A.W. Chesterton, Flour Enterprises, General Electric, Owens Illinois and Zurn Industries.

According to the lawsuit, James Valley was exposed to asbestos products throughout his career. The “defective” asbestos products were manufactured, sold and used by the defendants.

The suit alleges the defendants were negligent in failing to warn him of the dangers.

The plaintiff further alleges gross negligence.

PU attorney Collin Moore represents the plaintiff.

Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, is assigned to the case.

Case No. E-203015

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