Wis. High Court Won't Hear Asbestos Suit Against Abex

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a state appeals panel decision vacating a $1.45 million jury verdict for the family of a crane company worker who died of asbestos exposure.

The court did not explain why it won’t hear an appeal of the panel’s finding that defendant Pneumo Abex LLC should have been granted summary judgment because plaintiff Catherine Singer had failed to allege a connection between Abex’s asbestos-laden brake shoes and the worker's cancer.

But Singer said all the necessary evidence appeared...
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