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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether, when a Jones Act seafarer alleges negligence based on asbestos exposure, the applicable causation test is the ‘featherweight’ causation standard, or the ‘substantial factor’ causation test as applied in products liability cases.

Recommended Citation: Kate Howard, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 11, 2017, 11:23 PM),