Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Lockheed Martin & Clark

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Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Lockheed Martin & Clark:  A case in the United States District Court, S.D. Illinois ruled on a motion to dismiss.

The Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Lockheed Martin & Clark case is about a former CSX Transportation worker that settled a previous claim with CSX but is now faced with a Declaratory Judgment filed by CSX related to an asbestos related lung cancer claim (diagnosed in 2013).

A brief summary of the Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Lockheed Martin & Clark case includes:

  1. Plaintiffs’ Complaint alleges John Clark was exposed to asbestos from Defendants’ products while serving in the U.S. Air Force and during his employment at McDonald Douglas and Boeing
  2. The Complaint is devoid of allegations that Plaintiffs’ alleged injuries arose out of or relate to the Defendants’ contacts with Illinois. As such, this Court lacks specific personal jurisdiction over the claims against these Defendants (e.g., BASF, Goodyear, J-M, Georgia-Pacific, United Technologies …)
  3. The Court ruled: GRANTED
  4. For more on the case, please follow this link: 15CV995SMY – January 6, 2015.

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