Judge Rejects Challenges To Expert Opinions On Asbestos Causation

(September 23, 2015, 2:31 PM EDT) -- EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A federal judge on Sept 21 once again rejected defendants’ challenges to an asbestos expert’s testimony, including their portrayal of his opinion as overly general “every exposure” testimony (Andrew V. Kochera v. General Electric Co., et al., No. 14-29, S.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125726).

(Vuskovich opinion available. Document #01-151007-002Z. Spear opinion available. Document #01-151007-003Z.)

Andrew Kochera sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Kochera allegedly contracted asbestosis and lung cancer as a result of the exposures....
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