Court Orders Discovery Into Jurisdiction Over Law Firm For John Crane’s Claims

Mealey's (September 20, 2016, 4:27 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Sept. 1 granted in part a motion to stay discovery pending an asbestos plaintiffs’ law firm’s motion to dismiss a fraud and conspiracy lawsuit filed by John Crane Inc. (JCI) but allowed discovery on one issue in the dismissal motion — whether the court has jurisdiction over the out-of-state defendants (John Crane Inc. v. Shein Law Center Ltd., et al., No. 16-5913, N.D. Ill.).

(Minute entry available. Document #48-160923-017X.)

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