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Asbestos Plaintiffs Ask Court To Reinstate Take-Home, Community Exposure Cases

(November 7, 2016, 1:12 PM EST) -- MADISON, Wis. — A judge improperly precluded expert testimony regarding community-based asbestos exposures and ignored the proper negligence standard and reach of workers’ compensation law in dismissing the claims, a group of plaintiffs told the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal Oct. 19 (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...
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