Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Federal Judge: Widow Presents Triable Issue On Kent Filter Asbestos

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Federal Judge: Widow Presents Triable Issue On Kent Filter Asbestos

CHICAGO - The widow of a machinist who died of mesothelioma has presented a triable issue regarding whether asbestos in Kent cigarette filters contributed to his development of mesothelioma, an Illinois federal judge ruled in a Feb. 26 opinion denying summary judgment to the cigarette and filter manufacturers (Marilyn F. Quirin v. Lorillard Tobacco Company, et al., No. 1:13-cv-02633, N.D. Ill., Eastern Div.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24576).

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