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Man Challenges Ruling Excluding Expert, Secret Investigation Into Juror

(August 30, 2016, 1:35 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A judge all but awarded a defense verdict when he overturned a previous judge’s ruling allowing an asbestos expert’s causation testimony during trial, and a defendant’s secret investigation into a juror constitutes sanctionable conduct that must be prohibited, a man told the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Aug. 2 (Charles Krik v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp., et al., No. 15-3112, 7th Cir.).

(Opening brief available. Document #01-160831-024B.)

After doctors diagnosed Charles Krik with lung cancer, he filed suit against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly...
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