Archive - Oct 31, 2010
In a recent opinion on the case Robinson v. Crown Cork and Seal filed by the Texas Supreme Court, our favorite Vulcan was cited. The case was a challenge to the constitutionality of part of House Bill 4 (2003), which retroactively eliminated all pending and future asbestos claims against Crown Cork & Seal Co, as successor to Mundet Cork Corp. The underlying claims were brought by John Robinson and his wife Barbara against Crown and others. Mr. Robinson was a 20-year U.S. Navy veteran who developed mesothelioma following asbestos exposure during his service as a boiler tender.
Texas Supreme court Justice Don R. Willett cited Spock and "Star Trek II: The Wraith of Khan" in the opinion filed October 22nd, 2010:CONTINUE READING >>