Illinois Judge Rejects Jurisdictional Defense In Asbestos Case Against Ford
(December 1, 2015, 11:26 AM EST) -- EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — Ford Motor Co. conducts substantial business in Illinois and ordinarily defends asbestos suits such as the one it is now trying to escape, a state judge held in denying its motion to dismiss for on jurisdictional grounds on Nov. 6 (Irene Jeffs, et al. v. Anco Insulations Inc., et al., No. 15-533, Ill. Cir., 3rd Jud. Cir., Madison Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-151202-011Z.)
Irene Jeffs filed suit in the Madison County Circuit Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Dale Jeffs to...