Bayer The Latest To Get Claims Nixed In Asbestos MDL

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 4:53 PM EST) -- Bayer Cropscience Inc. on Friday won the dismissal of scores of claims against it, another success in chipping away at the massive multidistrict litigation that accuses it and others of contributing to asbestos-related injuries and deaths.

Magistrate Judge Faith Angell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania signed off on Bayer's unopposed summary judgment motion to throw out 90 individual suits that were a part of the MDL after the plaintiffs failed to put forth any evidence of exposure to asbestos-containing products...
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