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ExxonMobil To 7th Circuit: Judge Rightly Rejected Any-Exposure Asbestos Testimony

(October 25, 2016, 1:56 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A judge properly excluded an asbestos expert’s testimony that any exposure to asbestos constitutes a substantial factor in a man’s subsequent lung cancer as unreliable, an oil company tells the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal in an Oct. 6 brief (Charles Krik v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp., et al., No. 15-3112, 7th Cir.).

(Appellee brief available.  Document #01-161026-024B.)

After doctors diagnosed Charles Krik with lung cancer, he filed suit against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos.  Krik claimed exposure as a...
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