Dallas Law Firm Says John Crane’s RICO Suit Should Be Dismissed
(September 20, 2016, 4:31 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A Dallas-based asbestos personal injury law firm filed three motions Sept. 7 in Illinois federal court seeking to dismiss fraud, conspiracy and racketeering allegations leveled against it by frequent asbestos defendant John Crane Inc. (JCI) on a variety of grounds, including lack of personal and subject matter jurisdiction and improper venue (John Crane Inc. v. Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, et al., No. 16-5918, N.D. Ill.).
(Motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction available. Document #48-160923-020M. Motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter...