Judge: Co-Worker Testimony Too Vague To Keep John Crane In Asbestos Case
(December 15, 2015, 1:11 PM EST) -- BENTON, Ill. — A co-worker’s inability to firmly recall whether he worked with a man aboard a ship dooms his widow’s action against John Crane Inc., a federal judge held Nov. 24 (Mrs. Sharon Bell, executor of the estate of Mr. Richard Bell v. ABB Group Inc., et al., No. 13-1338, S.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 135811).
(Opinion available. Document #01-151021-012Z.)
Sharon Bell sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Richard Bell to asbestos, leading to his asbestosis, lung cancer and death. Bell claimed that...