Coffman v. Armstrong International, Inc.


(Tenn., filed April 13, 2020): Arguing that equipment manufacturers do not owe a duty to warn end users about alleged hazards in asbestos-containing external insulation or replacement gaskets and packing made or sold by third parties and affixed to equipment post-sale.

Court ruled in favor of ATRA's position

On January 4, 2020, the Court held manufacturers have no duty to warn with respect to products manufactured and sold by others.

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