7th Circuit Asbestos Appeal Proceeds After Court Receives Jurisdictional Briefs

(July 19, 2016, 12:57 PM EDT) -- MADISON, Wis. — The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals asked for briefing in a consolidated asbestos case on July 6 after considering whether the presence of a bankrupt defendant prevented creation of an appealable issue (Janet Pecher, et al. v. Owens-Illinois Inc., No. 16‐1799, Dianne Jacobs, et al. v. Rapid American and Weyerhaeuser Co. and Owens-Illinois Inc., No. 16‐2376, Katrina Masephol v. Weyerhaeuser Co., et al., No. 16‐2377, Robert Sydow, et al. v. Owens-Illinois Inc., No. 16-2378, Kathy Boyer v. Owens-Illinois Inc., No. 16‐2379, Janice...
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