Cases & Deals

Elliott brings declaratory action against Carrier involving liabilities of personal injury asbestos claims before 1981

Client(s) Elliott Company, Inc.

Jones Day client Elliott Company, Inc. ("Elliott") has sued Carrier Corporation ("Carrier"), seeking a declaratory judgment that Carrier did not transfer by contract to Elliott in a 1981 corporate reorganization the liabilities for thousands of personal injury asbestos claims arising from products made by Carrier and the predecessor Elliott Company before 1981. Elliott also seeks indemnity for its expenses to date in defending those claims.

Elliott Co. v. Carrier Corp., No. 03222 of 2009 (C.C.P., Westmoreland Cty., Pa.)