Nos. 86-8416, 86-8693.

877 F.2d 35 (1989)

The CORPORATION OF MERCER UNIVERSITY, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. NATIONAL GYPSUM COMPANY, a Delaware Corp., et al., Defendants-Appellees. The CORPORATION OF MERCER UNIVERSITY, Plaintiff-Appellee, Cross-Appellant, v. NATIONAL GYPSUM COMPANY, and W.R. Grace & Co., Defendants-Appellants, Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

July 11, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Darci L. Rock, Bracewell & Patterson, William A. Anderson, II, Mary Caroline Parker, Luis M. Nido, Washington, D.C., Martin W. Dies, Jr., Law Offices of Martin Dies, Orange, Tex., Charles M. Stapleton, Martin, Snow, Grant & Napier, Cubbedge Snow, Jr., Macon, Ga., for Corporation of Mercer University.

Richard M. Bernstein, Lawrence T. Hoyle, Hoyle, Morris & Kerr, Philadelphia, Pa., Shepard M. Remis, Goodwin, Procter & Hoar, Sandra Sue McQuay, Boston, Mass., Thomas B. Kenworthy, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, Philadelphia, Pa., A. Stephens Clay, Mara McRae, Kilpatrick & Cody, Atlanta, Ga., for National Gypsum Co., et al.

Shepard M. Remis, Goodwin, Proctor & Hoar, Kenneth A. Cohen, Boston, Mass., for W.R. Grace & Co.

Before HILL and VANCE, Circuit Judges, and SPELLMAN, District Judge.


Mercer University filed actions in district court on April 9, 1985, against several manufacturers of construction products including defendants United States Gypsum, National Gypsum and W.R. Grace & Co. Mercer sought to recover damages in tort for injury to its property arising out of defendants' sale to it of products containing asbestos. Mercer alleged that these products were installed in its buildings between...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases