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Judge Stays Asbestos Case, Won’t Allow Discovery While Awaiting Appellate Ruling

Mealey's (November 10, 2016, 12:02 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — A federal judge in Wisconsin on Nov. 7 stayed an asbestos case pending the outcome of appeals involving dismissal of nuisance claims in similar cases and said there was no reason to allow discovery during the stay (Pamela Kilty, et al. v. Weyerhaeuser Co., et al., No. 16-515, W.D. Wis.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 153971).

(Opinion available.  Document #01-161123-004Z.)

After Elvira Kilty died, Pamela Kilty sued numerous companies in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin.  Kilty alleged that Elvira Kilty...
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