Sick plaintiffs don’t need even the vaguest recollection of using an asbestos product to drag its manufacturer into court.

The 1st District Court of Appeal overturned a San Francisco judge Wednesday in Weber v. John Crane, Inc., 06 C.D.O.S. 9763, siding with plaintiff Joseph Weber, who had developed mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos and died six months ago.

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