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News: La. Court Denies Motion to Compel Discovery in Asbestos Drilling Mud Additive Case

Aug 24, 2021

La. Court Denies Motion to Compel Discovery in Asbestos Drilling Mud Additive Case
Recently, the BBFV team composed of John Allain Viator and Thomas Naquin successfully defended a Motion to Compel Discovery in an asbestos drilling mud case.  Plaintiff sought to compel BBFV’s client to search for and produce seven years’ worth of well logs from 40 years ago covering over half a million square miles in the Gulf of Mexico.  In its ruling, the District Court concluded that the Plaintiff failed to carry his burden of proving that the information sought was proportional to the needs of the case.
 
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https://www.harrismartin.com/publications/1/asbestos/articles/27848/la-court-denies-motion-to-compel-discovery-in-asbestos-drilling-mud-additive-case/#:~:text=BATON%20ROUGE%2C%20La.,the%20needs%20of%20the%20case.%E2%80%9D
 
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