C.A. No. N13C-11-322 ASB.

IN RE: ASBESTOS LITIGATION. GEORGE MURPHY SR., as personal Representative of the Estate of Mary Murphy, and GEORGE MURPHY SR., individually, Plaintiff, v. PNEUMO ABEX, et al., Defendants.

Superior Court of Delaware.

Decided: November 8, 2017.


Plaintiff, George Murphy Sr., ("Plaintiff") cannot satisfy the summary judgment criteria.1 Plaintiff filed suit against numerous Defendants claiming that his wife, Mary Murphy ("Ms. Murphy") contracted lung cancer from asbestos incorporated in Defendant Pneumo Abex's ("Abex") product. Plaintiff contends that Ms. Murphy was secondarily exposed to asbestos from washing Plaintiff's dusty clothes and assisting Plaintiff while he was performing brake jobs. Summary judgement is appropriate in this matter because there is no evidence of decedent, Mary Murphy's, specific exposure to Abex's product. Accordingly, Abex's Motion for Summary Judgment is hereby GRANTED.



1. Super. Ct. Civ. R. 56; Smith v. Advanced Auto Parts, Inc., 2013 WL 6920864, at *3 (Del. Super. Dec. 30, 2013); see Moore v. Sizemore, 405 A.2d 679, 680 (Del. 1979); Nutt v. A.C. & S., Inc., 517 A.2d 690, 692 (Del. Super. Ct. 1986); In re Asbestos Litigation (Helm), 2012 WL 3264925 (Del. Aug. 13, 2012).


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