Trane Dropped From 98 Suits In Asbestos MDL

Law360, New York (January 13, 2010, 4:54 PM EST) -- In the latest rash of dismissals resolving individual claims in multidistrict litigation accusing hundreds of companies of exposing consumers to products that allegedly caused their asbestos-related personal injuries, 98 plaintiffs have dropped their claims against air conditioning manufacturer Trane Inc.

In separate joint motions to dismiss lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the plaintiffs in 40 cases requested that their claims be dropped without prejudice, while the claimants in the other 58 suits asked for the court to approve...
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