Man's estate files asbestos suit

By Melody Dareing | Apr 22, 2014

CHARLESTON -- The executor of the estate of a Kentucky man is suing a host of companies in an asbestos-related death.


CHARLESTON -- The executor of the estate of a Kentucky man is suing a host of companies in an asbestos-related death.

Anthony Campbell, the executor of the estate of Glen Campbell filed a lawsuit March 21 in Kanawha Circuit Court against 3M Company, 4520 Corp. Inc., A.W. Chesterton Company Inc., Air & Liquid Systems Corp., Ajax Magnethermic Corp., AK Steel Corp., formerly known as ARMCO Steel Corp., Allied Corp., Allied Glove Corp., Allied Mineral Products Inc., American Electric Power Service Corp., Appalachian Power Co., Armstrong International Inc., Ashland, Inc., Aristech Chemical Corp., now known as Sunoco Chemicals Inc., Aurora Pump Coompany, Beazer East Inc., formerly known as Koppers Co. Inc., Bechtel Corp., Borg-Warner Corp., Catalytie Construction Company, Cleaver Brooks Co. Inc., Columbus McKinnon Corp., Crane Co., Dravo Corp., Eaton Electrical Inc., as successor-in-interest to Cutler-Hammer Inc., F.B. Wright Company of Pittsburgh, Flowserve FSD Corp., individually and as successor-in-interest to Durametallic Corp., Flowserve US, Inc., formerly known as Durco International Inc., FMC Corp., Ford Motor Co., Foster Wheeler Energy Corp., Gardner Denver Inc., Genuine Parts Co., Geo. V. Hamilton, Inc., Goulds Pumps Inc., Grinnell L.L.C., Hercules Inc., Honeywell International, formerly known as Allied Signal Inc., formerly known as Allied Corp. as successor-m-interest to Bendix Corp., Honeywell Inc., Howden North America Inc., formerly known as Howden Buffalo Inc., I.U. North America Inc., as successor by merger to the Garp Co., formerly known as the Gage Co., formerly known as Pittsburg Gage and Supply Company, IMO Industries Inc., formerly known as IMO Delaval Inc., formerly known as DeLave, Turbine Inc., DeValco Corp., Inductotherm Industries Inc., Industrial Holdings Corp., formerly known as Carborundum Co., Ingersoll-Rand Co., Insul Co. Inc., ITT Corp, doing business as Bell & Gossett Pumps and doing business as Kennedy Valves, J.H. France Refractories, Kentucky Power Co., Lockheed Martin Corp., McJunkin Corp, also known as McJunkin Redman Corp., Morgan Engineering Systems Inc., Nagle Pumps Inc., Nitro Industrial Coverings Inc., Oglebay Norton Company and its division Ferro Engineering, Ohio Power Co., Ohio Valley Insulating Co. Inc., Owens-Illinois Inc., P&H Mining Equipment Inc., Premier Refractories Inc., formerly known as Adience Inc., successor-in-interest to Adience Co. L.P., as successor to BMI Inc., Reading Crane, Riley Power Inc., formerly known as Rileystoker Corp., Rockwell Automation Inc., Rust Constructors Inc., formerly known as The Rust Engineering Co., Rust Engineering & Construction Inc., Schneider Electric U.S.A. Inc., formerly known as Square D Co., State Electric Supply Co., Sterling Fluid Systems L.L.C., Sunbeam Corp., SVI Corp., formerly known as Stockham Valves & Fittings, formerly known as Marlin Valve, Swindell Dressler International Corp., Tasco Insulations Inc., the Alliance Machine Co., the Rust Engineering Co., Thiem Corp., and its division, Universal Refractories, U.B. West Virginia Inc., formerly known as Union Boiler Co., Uniroyal Inc., United Engineers & Constructors and Washington Group International, formerly known as Raytheon Engineers & Constructors Inc. and all its domestic subsidiaries, including the Badger Co., Inc., now known as URS Energy & Construction Inc., United States Steel L.L.C., Viking Pump Inc., Vimasco Corp., Warren Pumps Inc., West Virginia Electric Supply Co. and Zurn Industries L.L.C., citing negligence, contaminated buildings, breach of expressed/implied warranty, strict liability, intentional tort, conspiracy, misrepresentations, post sale duty to warn and deliberate intent/intentional tort.

The lawsuit states Campbell, of Hitchins, Ky., died Nov. 8, of mesothelioma. He was diagnosed July 3.

Anthony Campbell is seeking a jury trial.

He is being represented by John Sutter of the Sutter Law Firm PLLC. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Carrie L. Webster.

Kanawha Circuit Court Case No. 14-C-581

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