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Missouri Court Remands Asbestos Action, Says None of the Remaining Defendants Oppose Motion

ST. LOUIS –– A Missouri federal court has remanded an asbestos action, noting that none of the remaining defendants in the lawsuit have opposed the plaintiff efforts.

In the May 19 order, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri said that the defendants that had joined in the removal efforts had since been dismissed from the case.

Plaintiff Sheree Murray filed the complaint, contending that her husband, Leroy Murray, was exposed to asbestos-containing products manufactured by the defendants. As a result of the exposure, Murray developed lung cancer, the plaintiff said.

Crane Co. removed the action, ...

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