Judge: Laundry Work Testimony Insufficient To Keep Valve Company In Asbestos Case
(January 8, 2016, 2:22 PM EST) -- BENTON, Ill. — A co-worker’s recollection of working with a man does not sufficiently establish a link to a defendant’s steam traps, a federal judge held Jan. 6 in dismissing the company from an asbestos action (Sharon Bell, executor of the estate of Mr. Richard Bell v. ABB Group Inc., et al., No. 13-1338, S.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1253).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160120-008Z.)
Sharon Bell sued a plethora of companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Richard Bell to asbestos, leading to his asbestosis, lung cancer...