Federal Jury Returns Verdict For John Crane In Asbestosis Case

(November 19, 2015, 11:37 AM EST) -- EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — A federal jury in Illinois hearing an asbestosis case involving exposures in the U.S. Navy found for lone remaining defendant John Crane Inc. on Oct. 29 (Andrew V. Kochera v. General Electric Co., et al., No. 14-29, S.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125726).

Andrew Kochera filed suit in the Madison County Circuit Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Kochera allegedly contracted asbestosis as a result of the exposures.

The case was removed to the U.S....
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