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Settlement Reached in Non-Occupational Asbestos Exposure Case
May 13, 2016
MADISON, Wis. –– The remaining parties involved in a non-occupational asbestos exposure suit brought against Weyerhaeuser Co. have reached a settlement agreement, according to the court, shortly before trial was scheduled to begin in the matter.
In a May 5 docket entry, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin indicated that a settlement had been reached in the case and, given that the remaining claim in the action had been settled, the case was thereby dismissed.
The underlying claims were filed by plaintiff Milton Boyer, who was employed at the Marshfield plant from 1973 to 1983; during ...
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