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Stettler v. Allied Signal, Inc.

Superior Court of Pennsylvania

January 21, 2014

JOYCE M. STETTLER AND RAYMOND J. STETTLER, H/W, Appellants
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PENNSYLVANIA S & N, INC., READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC. F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC. F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. F/K/A SQUARE D. COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees FRANK W. WEIERBACH AND COLLEEN M. WEIERBACH, H/W, Appellants
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, BURNHAM, LLC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COOPER INDUSTRIES, LLC, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ECR INTERNATIONAL, INC. A/K/A DUNKIRK BOILERS, AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO THE UTICA COMPANIES, INC., FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSTERWHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC CORPORATION TRUST, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BESTWALL GYPSUM COMPANY, KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HB FULLER COMPANY F/K/A AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., F/K/A BENJAMIN FOSTER, HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INDUSTRIAL HOLDINGS CORP. A/K/A CARBORUNDUM CO., INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., JOHN CRANE, INC., KAISER GYPSUM COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC. A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO., SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A SQUARE D. COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC., F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN Appellees LINDA M. STERNER, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF ROBERT E. STERNER, Appellant
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, BURNHAM, LLC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COOPER INDUSTRIES, LLC, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ECR INTERNATIONAL, INC. A/K/A DUNKIRK BOILERS, AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO THE UTICA COMPANIES, INC., FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSTERWHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC CORPORATION TRUST, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BESTWALL GYPSUM COMPANY, KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HB FULLER COMPANY F/K/A AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., F/K/A BENJAMIN FOSTER, HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INDUSTRIAL HOLDINGS CORP. A/K/A CARBORUNDUM CO., INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., JOHN CRANE, INC., KAISER GYPSUM COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC. A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO., SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A SQUARE D. COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC., F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees CHESTER R. LEHMANN AND JEAN D. LEHMANN, H/W, Appellants
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A.O. SMITH CORPORATION, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CLARK CONTROL, A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, ATLAS COPCO COMPRESSORS, LLC, BABCOCK BORSIG POWER, INC. F/K/A DB RILEY, INC. F/K/A RILEY STOKER CORP., A MASSACHUSETTS CORP., BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., BELL ASBESTOS MINES, LTD., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, BURNHAM, LLC, C.S.R. LIMITED, D/B/A COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING, LTD., CARBORUNDUM COMPANY CORPORATION TRUST, INC., CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERRO WIRE LLC, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLARK CONTROLLER COMPANY, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER CROUSEHINDS, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, DREVER FURNACE, A DIVISION OF DL FURNACE, LLC, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ECR INTERNATIONAL, INC. A/K/A DUNKIRK BOILERS, AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO THE UTICA COMPANIES, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., EMPIRE ACE INSULATION MANUFACTURING CORP., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORPORATION TRUST, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BESTWALL GYPSUM COMPANY CORPORATION TRUST, INC. GLEASON REEL CORPORATION, GOODRICH CORPORATION, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GTE PRODUCTS OF CONNECTICUT CORP., HB FULLER COMPANY F/K/A AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., F/K/A BENJAMIN FOSTER, HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE COMPANY, I.M.O. INDUSTRIES, F/K/A DELAVAL TURBINE, INC., F/K/A IMP DEVAL, INC. (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST TO DELAVAL TURBINE, INC., WARREN PUMPS, INC., INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP.), J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., JOHN CRANEHOUDAILLE, INC., KAISER GYPSUM COMPANY, KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC. A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., MESTEK, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR TO HYDROTHERM, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PEERLESS INDUSTRIES, INC., PENNSYLVANIA S & N, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, RELIANCE MOTORS A/K/A RELIANCE ELECTRIC COMPANY A/K/A BALDOR ELECTRIC COMPANY A/K/A/ ROCKWELL AUTOMATION POWER SYSTEMS REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC, F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RPM, INC. (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AND/OR ALTER EGO OF THE REARDON COMPANY, BONDEX INTERNATIONAL AND TREMCO, INC.) RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., RUST CONTRACTORS, INC., A/K/A RUST ENGINEERING AND RUST INTERNATIONAL, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SEARS ROEBUCK AND CO., SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A SQUARE D. COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGY CORP., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO RUST FURNACE CO., A/K/A RUST CONTRACTORS, INC., A/K/A RUST ENGINEERING AND RUST INTERNATIONAL, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL, TRANCE U.S. INC. F/K/AA AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC., F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSIAL REFRACTORIES A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, URS CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WASHINGTON DIVISION OF URS CORP., WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL, INC., A/K/A AND/OR SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO RUST ENGINEERING, A/K/A AND/OR SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO RUST INTERNATIONAL, A/K/A AND/OR SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO RUST FURNACE COMPANY, WEIL-MCLAIN, WEYERHAEUSER CO., WEYERHAEUSER CO., ZURN INDUSTRIES, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO ERIE CITY IRON WORKERS CORPORATION, Appellees JAMIE L. BROWN AND TERRY BROWN, W/H, Appellants
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC., F/K/A FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER CO., A/K/A BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS INC., BURNHAM, LLC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLAIROL CORPORATION, A DIVISION OF PROCTOR AND GAMBLE COMPANY, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONAIR CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, LLC, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTERWHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC CORPORATION TRUST, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BESTWALL GYPSUM COMPANY, THE GILLETTE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF PROCTOR AND GAMBLE COMPANY, GOODRICH CORPORATION F/K/A B.F. GOODRICH, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., , GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HAMILTON BEACH, A DIVISION AND/OR SUBSIDIARY OF NACCO INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED, HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INDUSTRIAL HOLDINGS CORP., A/K/A CARBORUNDUM CO., INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP, INC., AIRCO DIVISION, MAREMONT CORPORATION A/K/A ARVIN INDUSTRIES, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWEN ILLINOIS, INC. F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO STRATOFLEX, INC., (CLEVELAND BRAKE DIVISION), PENNSYLVANIA S & N, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION F/K/A ROCKWELL AUTOMOTIVE F/K/A ARVIN MERITOR, INC., RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINTGOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, SUNBEAM PRODUCTS INCORPORATED A/K/A AMERICAN HOUSEHOLD, INC., A SUBSIDIARY OF THE DARDEN CORPORATION, A DIVISION OF THE ALLTRISTA CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC., F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSIAL REFRACTORIES A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., AND WEIL-MCLAIN, Appellees THOMAS H. YOUNG, Appellant
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, BELL ASBESTOS MINES, LTD., BORG-WARNER MORSE TEC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC., CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., C.S.R. LIMITED D/B/A COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING LTD., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INT EREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/ AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PENNSYLVANIA S & N, INC., PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSIAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees RICHARD J. MARTZ, Appellant
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, BELL ASBESTOS MINES, LTD., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC., CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., C.S.R. LIMITED D/B/A COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING LTD., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO) A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GOODRICH CORPORATION, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC.), THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/ AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWEN ILLINOIS, INC. F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees BARBARA E. PARKS, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF STANLEY A. PARKS, Appellant
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COOPER CROUSE-HINDS, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ERICSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC.), HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP F/K/A AIRCO WELDING SUPPLY F/K/A WELDERS SUPPLY, METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWEN ILLINOIS, INC. F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PENNSYLVANIA S & N, INC., PFIZER, INC., READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, TRIANGLE WIRE AND CABLE COMPANY, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, Appellees DEBRA J. RODGERS, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF JOSEPH J. RODGERS, Appellant
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, BELL ASBESTOS MINES, LTD., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., C.S.R. LIMITED, DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO), EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY F/K/A MONTFAIR INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES COMPANY F/K/A FAIRMONT MACHINERY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTERWHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC.), GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY (INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP.), J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PENNSYLVANIA S & N, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees JAN F. GREN AND ELIZABETH GREN, H/W, Appellants
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR CO., INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO AMCHEM PRODUCTS, INC., BORGWARNER CORPORATION, BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC., F/K/A FIRESTONE TIRE AND RUBBER CO. A/K/A BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS, INC., BURNHAM, LLC, CARLISLE COMPANIES INCORPORATION, A/K/A CARLISLE BRAKE & FRICTION (CBF), CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COOPER INDUSTRIES, LLC, DAIMLER TRUCKS, N.A. F/K/A FREIGHTLINER, LLC F/K/A FREIGHTLINER CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ECHLIN, INC., EIS BRAKE PARTS A/K/A EIS AUTO CORP., DIV. OF STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS INC., A/K/A STANDARD MOTOR PARTS, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENUINE PARTS CO., A/K/A NAPA AUTO PARTS, GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORPORATION TRUST, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BESTWALL GYPSUM COMPANY, GOODRICH CORPORATION F/K/A B.F. GOODRICH, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, HOLMAN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, INC., A/K/A HOLMAN ENTERPRISES, INC., INDUSTRIAL HOLDINGS CORP. A/K/A CARBORUNDUM CO., INTERNATIONAL TRUCK AND ENGINE CORPORATION, F/K/A NAVISTAR, INC., JC WHITNEY A/K/A JC WHITNEY & CO. A/K/A JC AUTOMOTIVE, KEELER/DORR-OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, MAREMONT CORPORATION A/K/A ARVIN INDUSTRIES, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER T STRATOFLEX, INC. (CLEVELAND BRAKE DIVISION), THE PEP BOYS-MANNY, MOE & JACK, PETERBILT MOTORS COMPANY, PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION F/K/A ROCKWELL AUTOMOTIVE F/K/A ARVIN MERITOR, INC., RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINTGOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO., SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS, INC., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR-IN-INTEREST TO EIS CORP., UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, WEIL-MCLAIN, WHITNEY AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, INC., Appellees JOYCE M. STETTLER AND RAYMOND J. STETTLER, H/W, Appellants
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BORGWARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY COMPANY, FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWENS-ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PENNSYLVANIA S & N INC., READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees AUDREY SMITH AND SCOTT S. SMITH, H/W, Appellants
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BORGWARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. F/K/A MONTFAIR INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIERS CO. F/K/A FAIRMONT MACHINERY CO., FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTERWHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO., GOULD PUMPS, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SA INT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees ROBERT HORNAK, Appellant
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, BELL ASBESTOS MINES, LTD., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLERHAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. F/K/A MONTFAIR INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIERS CO. F/K/A FAIRMONT MACHINERY CO., FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO., GOULD PUMPS, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORR OLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees RANDY S. BECKER, EXECUTOR FOR THE ESTATE OF ALBERT C. BECKER, Appellant
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ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., BORG-WARNER CORPORATION, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DAP PRODUCTS, DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLERHAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. F/K/A MONTFAIR INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIERS CO. F/K/A FAIRMONT MACHINERY CO., FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GEORGIA-PACIFIC CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO., GOULD PUMPS, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWEN ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION F/K/A ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORPORATION, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees DALE H. HUSEMAN AND LOIS A. HUSEMAN, HUSBAND AND WIFE, Appellants
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BORG WARNER MORSE TEC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORPORATION F/K/A SHAWBOX, CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, INC., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO ALLIANCE MACHINE COMPANY, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWEN ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees DENISE PATTON, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ESTATE OF JOHN D. SPEVAK, DECEASED, Appellant
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BORG WARNER MORSE TEC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORPORATION F/K/A SHAWBOX, CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC CORPORATION, GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/D/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, INC., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO ALLIANCE MACHINE COMPANY, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWENS ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A OWENS ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees PAUL C. CAWLEY AND KAREN L. CAWLEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE, Appellants
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED, BELL ASBESTOS MINES, LTD., BORG WARNER MORSE TEC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC., CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., C.S.R. LIMITED D/B/A COLONIAL SUGAR REFINING, LTD., DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTERWHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC CORPORATION, GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, INC., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO ALLIANCE MACHINE COMPANY, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A/ SQUARE D COMPANY, SHAWBOX A/K/A LIFT TECH INTERNATIONAL, A DIVISION OF MCKINNON CORP., UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees KATHLEEN F. MOLNAR, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE ESTATE OF FRANK J. MOLNAR AND KATHLEEN F. MOLNAR, IN HER OWN RIGHT, HIS WIFE, Appellant
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., AMERICAN STANDARD, INC., BORG WARNER MORSE TEC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORPORATION, CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER CROUSE-HINDS, COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC., CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC LLC, GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, INC., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO ALLIANCE MACHINE COMPANY, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A SQUARE D. COMPANY, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees ROBERT R. FRABLE, Appellant
v.
ALLIED SIGNAL, INC., A. W. CHESTERTON COMPANY, AIR AND LIQUID SYSTEMS CORPORATION AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BUFFALO PUMPS, AMERICAN BILTRATE, INC., BORG WARNER MORSE TEC, CBS CORPORATION, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, F/K/A VIACOM, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CBS CORPORATION, A PENNSYLVANIA CORPORATION, F/K/A WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORPORATION, CERTAINTEED CORPORATION, CLEAVER BROOKS, INC., COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORPORATION, F/K/A SHAWBOX, CONWED CORPORATION, COOPER CROUSEHINDS, COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC., CRANE COMPANY, CROWN, CORK & SEAL COMPANY, INC., DOMCO PRODUCTS TEXAS, L.P., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS CORPORATE SUCCESSOR TO TARKETT, AZROCK AND DOMCO, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, EATON CORPORATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CUTLER-HAMMER, INC., N/K/A EATON ELECTRICAL, INC., ELOF HANSSON, INC., FAIRMONT SUPPLY CO. FERRO ENGINEERING DIVISION OF ON MARINE SERVICES COMPANY, FORD MOTOR COMPANY, FOSECO, INC., FOSTER-WHEELER CORPORATION, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, GENERAL REFRACTORIES COMPANY, GEORGIAPACIFIC LLC, GOODRICH CORPORATION, THE GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY, GOULD PUMPS, INC., GREEN, TWEED & COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO PALMETTO, INC., HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY, INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY, INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO CHAMPION INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION AND U.S. PLYWOOD CORP., J.H. FRANCE REFRACTORIES CO., KEELER/DORROLIVER BOILER COMPANY, KENTILE FLOORS, INC., A/K/A KENTILE OPERATION CO., THE KERITE COMPANY, A DIVISION OF THE MARMON GROUP, LLC, THE LINCOLN ELECTRIC COMPANY, LINDE, LLC, F/K/A THE BOC GROUP/AIRCO DIVISION, MANNINGTON MILLS, INC., METROPOLITAN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, INC., MORGAN ENGINEERING F/K/A MORGAN CRANE, MORGAN ENGINEERING SYSTEMS, INC., AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO ALLIANCE MACHINE COMPANY, NORCA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY, LLC, THE OKONITE COMPANY, OWENS ILLINOIS, INC., F/K/A ILLINOIS GLASS CO., P & H MINING EQUIPMENT, INC., F/K/A HARNISCHFEGER CORPORATION, PFIZER, INC., PNEUMO ABEX CORPORATION, READING CRANE & ENGINEERING, REUNION INDUSTRIES, INC., F/K/A ALLIANCE MACHINES, RSCC WIRE & CABLE, INC., SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC., F/K/A NORTON COMPANY, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC., F/K/A SQUARE D. COMPANY, TRANE US, INC., UNION CARBIDE CHEMICAL & PLASTICS CO., INC. F/K/A UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL REFRACTORIES, A DIVISION OF THIEM CORPORATION, WARREN PUMPS, INC., WEIL-MCLAIN, AND WEYERHAEUSER CO., Appellees

NON-PRECEDENTIAL DECISION

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 1668 July Term, 2011

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 02455 July Term, 2011

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 1237 July Term, 2011

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 1990 April Term, 2011

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: September Term, 2011, No. 1047

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: December Term, 2011, 0331

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: July Term, 2011, No. 1459

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: March Term, 2011, No. 02284

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: February Term, 2011, No. 4491

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: July Term, 2011, No. 2324

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: July Term, 2011, No. 232

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: July Term, 2011, No. 01915

Appeal from the Order February 7, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: July Term, 2011, No. 01915

Appeal from the Order May 8, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: January Term, 2012, No. 2935

Appeal from the Order July 19, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: April Term, 2012, No. 04219

Appeal from the Order July 12, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: March Term, 2012, No. 3753

Appeal from the Order September 5, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 00394 April Term 2012

Appeal from the Order September 5, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 02307 May Term 2012

Appeal from the Order September 5, 2012 In the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County Civil Division at No.: 02835 May Term 2012

BEFORE: GANTMAN, J., SHOGAN, J., and PLATT, J. [*]

MEMORANDUM


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