Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Horvitz & Levy LLP, David M. Axelrad, Stephen E. Norris, Curt Charles Cutting, Encino, Armstrong & Associates LLP, William Henry Armstrong, Oakland, Miriam E. Hiser, Jennifer D. Fitzpatrick, for Appellant.
Paul, Hanley & Harley LLP, Philip A. Harley, Berkeley, Wesley Wayne Wagnon, Law Offices of Bryce C. Anderson, Bryce Clay Anderson, Brentwood, for Respondents.
Court of Appeal of California, First District, Division Two.
This appeal is from a judgment of wrongful death in which liability was established by application of the doctrine of collateral estoppel. Relying on findings of liability in an earlier personal injury action against it, the trial court precluded defendant and appellant ExxonMobil Oil Corporation (Mobil)1 from presenting any defense to respondents' claims of exposure to asbestos, negligence, causation, and allocation of fault...
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