The Ohio Supreme Court was asked to determine whether under the statutory construction of R.C. 2307.96, a “substantial factor” requirement may be met through a “cumulative-exposure theory,” which posits that every nonminimal exposure to asbestos is a substantial factor in causing mesothelioma.The case of Schwartz v. Honeywell International Inc., Slip Opinion No. 2018-Ohio-474 (Feb. 8, 2018), was an …