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Plaintiffs Fail to Supply Sufficient Asbestos Evidence to Keep Verdict

March 20, 2020

Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation

By Craig T. Liljestrand

This article examines the recent Fourth District Appellate Court of Illinois decision in Krumwiede v. Tremco, 220 IL App (4th) 180434, Jan. 21, 2020 (4th Dist.). The case involved claims that a window glazier had been exposed to two asbestos-containing products manufactured by Tremco. Mr. Liljestrand explains the appellate court's application of the "frequency, regularity and proximity" test, and its holding that Tremco was entitled to a judgment notwithstanding the verdict.

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