Divided Indiana Top Court Denies Rehearing In Repose In Asbestos Cases

Mealey's (May 2, 2016, 12:24 PM EDT) -- INDIANAPOLIS — A divided Indiana Supreme Court on April 28 denied rehearing in the case striking down the state’s 10-year statute of repose in asbestos cases (Larry Myers and Loa Myers v. Crouse-Hinds, Division of Cooper Industries Inc.; and Lorillard Tobacco Co. and Hollingsworth & Vose, No. 49S00-1502-MI-119, General Electric Co. v. Mary R. Geyman, et al., No. 49S00-1501-MI-35, Owens-Illinois Inc. v. Mary R. Geyman, et al., No. 49SS00-1501-MI-36, Ind. Sup.).

(Order and dissent on rehearing available. Document #01-160504-011R.)

The ruling came in cases filed by...
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