Federal Judge Finds Manufacturer Had No Duty To Household Members

Mealey's (March 15, 2016, 2:03 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — A manufacturer had no duty to warn about the foreseeable dangers of take-home asbestos exposure because any such warning would impose too heavy a burden, a federal judge in Illinois held March 10 in dismissing a negligence claim (Doris Jane Neumann v. Borg-Warner Morse Tec LLC, et al., No. 15-10507, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31280).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160323-022Z.)

After Doris Jane Neumann contracted malignant mesothelioma in September 2015, she brought suit in an Illinois state court against numerous companies whose conduct...
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