Judge: Statute Of Repose Frees Installer, Not Repairer, From Asbestos Case

(January 7, 2016, 1:51 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — The statute of repose protects a company from liability for a boiler installed 30 years before a man’s asbestos exposure, but his widow’s claims against a company making repairs may go forward, a federal judge in Wisconsin held Jan. 6 (Beverly Ahnert, et al. v. Brand Insulation Inc., et al., No. 13-1456, E.D. Wis.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 427).

(Foster Wheeler opinion available. Document #01-160120-002Z. Sprinkmann Sons opinion available. Document #01-160120-003Z.)

Beverly and Daniel Ahnert filed suit in 2010 against numerous companies whose conduct...
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