No. 94-1820.

56 F.3d 515 (1995)

In re SCHOOL ASBESTOS LITIGATION. SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LANCASTER; Manheim Township School District; Lampeter-Strasburg School District; and Northeastern School District v. LAKE ASBESTOS OF QUEBEC, LTD.; the Celotex Corporation; Raymark Industries, Inc.; Union Carbide Corp.; Asbestospray Corp.; Sprayo-Flake Company; National Gypsum Co.; Sprayed Insulation, Inc.; Asbestos Fibres Inc.; Dana Corporation; U.S. Gypsum; U.S. Mineral Products Company; Sprayon Insulation & Acoustics, Inc.; Sprayon Research Corp.; Keene Corp.; Worben Co., Inc.; Wilkin Insulation Company; W.R. Grace & Co.; Owens-Corning Fiber-Glas Corporation; Standard Insulation, Inc.; North American Asbestos Corporation; Cassiar Resources Ltd.; Bell Asbestos Mines, Ltd.; Asbestos Corporation Limited; Southern Textile Corp.; Owens-Illinois, Inc.; Turner & Newall Limited; the Flintkote Co.; Fibreboard Corporation; GAF Corp.; Uniroyal, Inc., Cape Asbestos; Pfizer, Inc.; Kaiser Cement Corporation; Bes-Tex, Inc.; Georgia-Pacific Corp.; Kaiser Gypsum Company. Board of Directors of City Trusts, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Decided June 6, 1995.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David A. Gradwohl (argued), and James E. Miller, Philadelphia, PA, for Appellant.

Barry H. Boise (argued), and Alan Klein, Philadelphia, PA, for appellee.

Before: BECKER, SCIRICA and WOOD, Jr., Circuit Judges.


HARLINGTON WOOD, Jr., Circuit Judge.

The Board of Directors of City Trusts [Board] appeals the district court's order finding that the Board and Girard College [College] were included in a certified class involving a nationwide class action suit against Uniroyal and numerous other defendants in regard to the presence of asbestos in public and private schools. Because the district court...


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