Clark Sand Moves for Summary Judgment as Dissolved Corp. in Arkansas Silica Case
June 3, 2013
PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Clark Sand Co. has moved for summary judgment in an Arkansas silica case brought by a former painter and sandblaster, arguing that any liability ended four years after its 2008 corporate dissolution in Florida.
Clark submitted the motion to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas May 6, citing a Florida statute and dissolution papers filed on June 9, 2008, with the Florida Secretary of State.
Clark is one of 22 defendants named by Hershel Lee Robinson, alleging that silica producers and respirator manufacturers failed to protect him from irreversible lung damage …