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Del. Magistrate Judge Recommends Summary Judgment for Ingersoll Rand, Honeywell in Asbestos Case

WILMINGTON, Del. –– A Delaware magistrate judge has recommended that a federal court award summary judgment to Ingersoll Rand and Honeywell International, opining that the plaintiff had failed to present sufficient evidence to support his claims against the companies.

In the Aug. 9 report and recommendation, Magistrate Judge Sherry R. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware further opined that the plaintiffs had failed to satisfy the required frequency, regularity, and proximity test.

The plaintiffs asserted the claims on behalf of Robert Lee Winhauer, contending that he developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos-containing ...

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