New Case Law: California Contractors Are Now Strictly Liability For The Products They Install

On December 22, 2015; the Fourth Division of the Second Appellate District in California issued their decision in Jovana Hernandezcueva, v. E. F. Brady Company, Inc. This decision requires a drywall contractor, E.F Brady; to be held in strict liability for the mesothelioma injuries and ultimate death of Mrs. Hernandezcueva's husband. Brady performed drywall installation in the 1970s for a Fluor...