Difference Between Gloves, Mittens Frees Distributor From Asbestos Case

(October 12, 2015, 1:09 PM EDT) -- MILWAUKEE — The evidentiary difference between mittens and gloves entitles a product distributor to summary judgment, a federal judge in Wisconsin held Oct. 9 (Janice J. Herr, et al. v. Linde LLC, f/k/a the BOC Group Inc. and/or Airco Inc., et al., No. 10-1114, E.D. Wis.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138188).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151021-014Z.)

Janice Herr filed suit against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed artist Richard Herr to asbestos, leading to his death from mesothelioma. The decedent’s exposure allegedly came during work as sculptor...
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