The petition of the day is:

16-1074

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.

Posted in Caraffa v. Carnival Corp., Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Kate Howard, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (May. 11, 2017, 11:23 PM), https://www.scotusblog.com/2017/05/petition-of-the-day-1154/