Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Marc P. Weingarten (argued), Michael J. Witt, Greitzer & Locks, Philadelphia, Pa., for appellants John and Antoinette Rocco.
John A. Fitzpatrick (argued), Joseph P. Ryan, Edward J. David, Curran, Mylotte, David & Fitzpatrick, Philadelphia, Pa., for appellant Pittsburgh Corning Corp.
Before ADAMS, GIBBONS, and WEIS, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied March 1 and April 11, 1985.
OPINION OF THE COURT
WEIS, Circuit Judge.
This asbestos diversity case presents several issues under the Pennsylvania Joint Tortfeasors Act. We hold that payments made to plaintiffs by defendants who are not determined to be joint tortfeasors do not diminish the damages plaintiffs are entitled to recover. However, a release in favor of a joint tortfeasor who files a petition in bankruptcy...
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