Tobacco-Use Evidence Stays In Asbestos Trial, Federal Judge Says
Mealey's (October 22, 2015, 2:06 PM EDT) -- BENTON, Ill. — A federal judge on Oct. 20 set a trial date of Nov. 30 for a case alleging exposure to asbestos in the U.S Navy. On Oct. 15, the judge declined to exclude evidence of tobacco use from the trial while also handing defendant John Crane Inc. a mixed bag of results on its motion in limine (Gerald D. McAlvey v. Atlas Copco Compressors LLC, et al., No. 14-64, S.D. Ill.).