Judge Rejects Expert, Juror Challenges, Affirms Asbestos Defense Verdict

Mealey's (August 26, 2015, 11:14 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A judge properly excluded Arthur Frank’s trial testimony as a repackaging of his excluded “every exposure” testimony, and an investigation into a juror did not prejudice a jury’s finding that tobacco and not asbestos caused a man’s lung cancer, a federal judge in Illinois held Aug. 25 (Charles Krik v. Crane Co.; ExxonMobil Oil Corp.; Owens-Illinois Inc.; and The Marley-Wylain Co., No. 1:10-cv-70435, N.D. Ill.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-150909-001Z.)

Charles Krik filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois,...
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