No. A154245.

42 Cal.App.5th 630 (2019)

RICHARD BERG et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY, Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division One.

October 28, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brayton Purcell, Alan R. Brayton , Gilbert L. Purcell and Richard M. Grant for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Manning Gross & Massenburg, Tina Van Dam , Karen P. Agelson , Carrie S. Lin ; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Adam M. Abensohn and Morgan W. Tovey for Defendant and Respondent.


After he developed mesothelioma, plaintiff Richard Berg and his wife sued Colgate-Palmolive Company, whose predecessor, the Mennen Company, manufactured a shave talc he used decades earlier. The trial court granted summary judgment to Colgate, concluding...

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