Voluntary Dismissal Denied After Magistrate Judge Strikes Plaintiffs’ Experts

(July 1, 2016, 1:32 PM EDT) -- EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois federal judge on June 16 denied a couple’s request for voluntary dismissal of their asbestos action, saying the plaintiffs can restart such a long-running case in an attempt to avoid the consequences of having their experts struck (William D. Begin and Ginny Begin v. Air & Liquid Corp., et al., No. 15-830, S.D. Ill.).

(Opinion denying dismissal available. Document #01-160706-039R. Order striking experts available. Document #01-160706-040R.)

William and Ginny Begin filed suit in state court against numerous companies whose...
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