Dismissal Motions Waived, Widow’s Substitution Timely In Asbestos Case, Judge Says

(November 12, 2015, 1:54 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — Two defendants’ failure to brief a motion to dismiss after the original moving defendant was dismissed waived their opposition to continued litigation, and nothing suggests that the asbestos widow’s short delay in moving to substitute herself as plaintiff was done in bad faith, a federal judge held Nov. 10 (Theresa Sydow, et al. v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 3M, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., No. 14-219, W.D. Wis.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152160).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151118-021Z.)

Theresa and Wesley Sydow sued numerous companies whose conduct...
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