Greitzer & Locks, Gene Locks and Martin Greitzer; Neil R.peterson, Appellants, v. Johns-manville Corporation and Johns-manville Salescorporation; Raybestos-manhatten, Inc.; Eagle-picherindustries, Inc.; Unarco Industries, Inc.; Fibreboardcorporation; H.k. Porter Company; Southern Textilecorporation; Pittsburgh Corning Corporation; the Celotexcorporation; Keene Corporation, Appellees,united States of America, Amicus Curiae.virginia Asbestos Plaintiffs, Amicus Curiae, 710 F.2d 127 (4th Cir. 1982)Annotate this Case
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk & Newport. J. Calvitt Clarke, Jr., District Judge.
Robert C. Nusbaum, Norfolk, Va. (Hofheimer, Nusbaum, McPaul & Brenner, Norfolk, Va., on brief) for appellants.
C. Michael Montgomery, C. Grigsby Scifres, Norfolk, Va. (Seawell, Dalton, Hughes & Timms, Norfolk, Va., on brief), for Johns-Manville Corp. and Johns-Manville Sales Corp.
Archibald Wallace, III, Richmond, Va. (Albert D. Bugg, Jr., Sands, Anderson, Marks & Miller, Richmond, Va., on brief) for H.K. Porter Co., Inc. & Southern Textile Corp.
(William V. Hoyle, Charles A. Smith, Philip S. Payne, Hoyle, Corbett, Hubbard, Smith & Payne on brief) for Raybestos-Manhatten, Inc.
(William B. Eley, Eley, Rutherford & Leafe, Norfolk, Va., on brief), for Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc.
(Gerard E.W. Voyer, Taylor, Walker & Adams, Norfolk, Va., on brief), for Unarco Industries, Inc.
(M. Stuart Bateman, Newport News, Va., on brief), for Fibreboard Corp.
(Worth Banner, Reynolds, Smith & Winters, Norfolk, Va., on brief), for Pittsburgh Corp.
(John Y. Pearson, Jr., Bruce T. Bishop, Willcox, Savage, Lawrence, Dickson & Spindle, Norfolk, Va., on brief), for Celotex Corp.
(Henry C. Morgan, Jr., Pender, Coward, Addison & Morgan, Norfolk, Va., on brief) for Keene Corp.
Before WINTER, Chief Judge, and BUTZNER, RUSSELL, WIDENER, HALL, PHILLIPS, MURNAGHAN, SPROUSE, ERVIN, CHAPMAN, Circuit Judges, sitting in banc.
The judgment of the district court is affirmed by an equally divided court.