Former paper worker can sue over wife’s death, court rules

….The ruling sets a precedent, said Rochon’.s lawyer, Matthew Bergman of Seattle.

“.We won the right to present the case to a jury,”. Bergman said. “.For the first time a Washington court says an employer has a duty to protect family members from asbestos on workers’. clothes.”.

Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc. has since purchased Scott Paper Co.