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Del. Court Rejects Plaintiff Efforts to Strike Crane Co.’s Motion for Summary Judgment in Asbestos Case
December 18, 2017
WILMINGTON, Del. –– A Delaware federal court has denied an asbestos plaintiff’s motion to strike a summary judgment motion filed by Crane Co., concluding that the brief was not untimely since it constituted an “other dispositive motion” under the scheduling order.
In the Dec. 15 order, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware ordered the parties to continue briefing on the defendant’s summary judgment motion.
Marguerite MacQueen filed the underlying lawsuit, contending that her late husband, David MacQueen, was exposed to asbestos-containing products while worked for the U.S. Navy and, later, while employed as a salesman by ...