Illinois Appeals Panel Upsets $32 Million Award, Remands Diacetyl Suit For Retrial

Illinois Appeals Panel Upsets $32 Million Award, Remands Diacetyl Suit For Retrial

CHICAGO - A unanimous Fourth Division First District Illinois Appellate Court panel posted an opinion Dec. 27 overturning a $32 million judgment against the manufacturer of diacetyl and remanded the personal injury claims of the plaintiff for retrial on the issues of liability and damages (Gerardo Solis v. BASF Corp., No. 11-875, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 4th Div.; 2012 IL App. [1st] 110875).

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