Questions Remain Over Type Of Work, Premises Owner’s Control, Judge Says
(January 28, 2016, 1:55 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — Genuine issues of material fact exist regarding a premises owner’s control over work at its facility and whether the work constituted maintenance or improvements to real property barred by the state’s statute of repose, a federal judge in Wisconsin held Jan. 22 (Beverly Ahnert, et al. v. Brand Insulation Inc., et al., No. 13-1456, E.D. Wis.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 427).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160203-010Z.)
Beverly and Daniel Ahnert filed suit in 2010 against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading...