Arleen Pellegal v. Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc. f/k/a Avondale Industries, et al.

Date: 2008
Court: Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, Section 6, Division L

Settled during trial.

Brought by the heirs of a Arleen Pellegal claiming their decedent's mesothelioma was caused by second hand exposure to her husband's work clothes. Decedent's husband was a pipe fitter at Avondale's Harvey Quick Repair Yard. The case was resolved favorably after the court ruled in the defendants favor on several key legal issues.