N.C. couple names 73 defendants in asbestos case

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N.C. couple names 73 defendants in asbestos case

2/13/2012 8:33 AM

By Kyla Asbury -Kanawha Bureau

CHARLESTON — A Stanley, N.C., couple is suing 73 companies they claim are responsible for a mesothelioma diagnosis.

On Aug. 13, 2010, Sidney William Mauney was diagnosed with mesothelioma, according to a complaint filed Jan. 23 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

Mauney claims he was exposed to asbestos and/or asbestos-containing products during his employment as an insulator from 1956 until 1993.

The defendants knew or should have known that exposure to asbestos could cause harm to Mauney, according to the suit….

The 73 defendants named in the suit are 3M Company; A.O. Smith Corporation; A.W. Chesterton Company; Air & Liquid Systems Corporation; American Electric Power; American Electric Power Service Corporation; Appalachian Power Company; Bechtel Corporation; Brand Insulations, Inc.; Burlington Industries, Inc.; BW IP, Inc.; Carolina Power & Light Company; Carrier Corporation; Catalytic Construction Company; Certainteed Corporation; Cleaver-Brooks, Inc.; Crane Co.; Crown, Cork & Seal USA, Inc.; Dravo Corporation; Eaton Electrical, Inc.; F.B. Wright; Fluor Corporation; Flowserve US Inc., individually and as successor to Edward Valves Inc. and Nordstrom Valves, Inc.; Flowservc US, Inc. f/k/a Durco International, Inc.; Flowservc US, Inc. f/k/a Flowserve FSD Corporation; Fluor Enterprises, Inc.; FMC Corporation; Gordon Gasket & Packing Co.; Goulds Pumps, Inc.; Greene Tweed & Company; Grinnell, LLC; Hercules, Inc.; Honeywell, Inc.; I.U. North America, Inc.; IMO Industries, Inc.; Industrial Holdings Corporation; ITT Corporation; John Crane, Inc.; Lockheed Martin Corporation; McJunkin Corporation; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Nagle Pumps, Inc.; National Service Industries Venture, Inc.; Nitro Industrial Coverings, Inc.; O.C. Keckley Company; Oakfabco, Inc.; Ohio Valley Insulating Company, Inc.; Owens-Illinois, Inc.; PPG Industries, Inc.; Rapid American Corporation; Riley Power Inc.; Rust Constructors, Inc.; Rust Engineering & Construction, Inc.; Rust International, Inc.; Schneider Electric; Spirax Sarco, Inc.; Sterling Fluid Systems (USA), LLC; Superior Boiler Works, Inc.; Tasco Insulations, Inc.; The Gage Company; The William Powell Company; UB West Virginia, Inc.; Uniroyal, Inc.; United Conveyer Corporation; United Engineers & Constructors and Washington Group International; Viacom, Inc.; Viking Pump, Inc.; Vimasco Corporation; Warren Pumps, Inc.; Weil-McLain Company; Yarway Corporation; Zenith Pumps; and Zurn Industries, Inc.

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