Court: No Evidence Pipe Work Puts Asbestos Claims Under Statute Of Repose

(January 4, 2016, 10:28 PM EST) -- MILWAUKEE — A man’s alleged asbestos exposure during work replacing pipes at two breweries and a power company involved maintenance work, putting it outside the scope of the state’s statute of repose, a Wisconsin appeals panel held Dec. 22 (Sandra Brezonick, et al. v. A.W. Chesterton Co., et al., No. 2014AP2775, Wis. App., Dist. 1).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160106-010Z.)

In December 2012, John Brezonick sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Brezonick, a pipe fitter, allegedly suffered exposure between 1966 and 2000 while...
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