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Case No. 19-1852

Larry C. Beverage, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charles E. Beverage, deceased, and Linda K. Anderson, and Bonnie K. Valentine
v.
ALCOA, Inc., a Pennsylvania Corporation, and Iowa-Illinois Taylor Insulation, Inc., successor-in-interest to Iowa Illinois Thermal Insulation, Inc., an Iowa Corporation

The executor of the estate and the children of Charles C. Beverage appeal from the district court’s entry of summary judgment for Arconic, Inc. and Iowa-Illinois Taylor Insulation, Inc., arguing the court erred in holding Iowa Code section 686B.7(5) barred their mesothelioma related claims.

County:
Scott

Applicants

Larry C. Beverage, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Charles E. Beverage, deceased, and Linda K. Anderson, and Bonnie K. Valentine

Resisters

ALCOA, Inc., a Pennsylvania Corporation, and Iowa-Illinois Taylor Insulation, Inc., successor-in-interest to Iowa Illinois Thermal Insulation, Inc., an Iowa Corporation

Attorneys for Applicants

Lisa W. Shirley
James H. Cook

Attorneys for Resisters

Robert M. Livingston
William R. Hughes, Jr.
Kevin P. Horan
Douglas M. Sinars
Owen M.R. Blood

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
19-1852
Date Published:
Mar 17, 2021
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Patrick A. McElyea, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by May, P.J., and Greer and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by May, P.J.  (14 pages)

            Charles Beverage’s estate and children appeal the dismissal of their asbestos-related claims.  OPINION HOLDS: Plaintiffs have not shown the district court erred by concluding Iowa Code section 686B.7(5) (2017) granted immunity to defendants. 

Other Information

Date Retained:
Jun 29, 2021

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