Federal Judge Affirms Jurisdictional Dismissals In Missouri Asbestos Case

Mealey's (January 12, 2018, 1:30 PM EST) -- ST. LOUIS — A federal judge in Missouri on Jan. 11 denied a motion for reconsideration, saying the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion clarifying the standard for jurisdiction before he issued his own opinion, while also saying the newly minted precedent would not change the outcome (Willie Everett, et al. v. Aurora Pump Co., et al., No. 17-230, E.D. Mo.).

(Opinion available.  Document #01-180124-002Z.)

Willie Everett filed an asbestos personal injury action in the St. Louis City Circuit Court in January against numerous companies whose...
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