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Illinois Federal Court Holds Asbestos Product Manufacturer Owes no “Take Home” Duty of Care

USA - April 11 2016 The Northern District of Illinois recently ruled that under Illinois law, an asbestos product manufacturer owed no duty of care to household members…

Barred: Illinois Supreme Court holds that plaintiffs may not file common law claims against employers, even after statutory periods have expired

USA - November 18 2015 On November 4, 2015, the Supreme Court of Illinois issued an opinion in Folta v. Ferro Engineering, 2015 IL 118070, which provided much needed…

Will the exception swallow the rule? The Northern District of Illinois’ take on the bare metal defense

USA - May 21 2014 The bare metal defense has become a "go-to" defense for defendants involved in national asbestos litigation. Predominantly asserted by manufacturers…

Stephanie F. Jones