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Wis. Court Refuses to Reconsider Order Barring Plaintiff Expert Testimony in Asbestos Case
May 7, 2018
MILWAUKEE, Wis. –– A Wisconsin federal court has denied a motion to reconsider a ruling in which the court barred testimony from an asbestos plaintiff’s expert, concluding that the plaintiffs had failed to provide newly discovered evidence, or establish a manifest error of law or fact.
In the May 2 opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin stated that it would not change its prior holding and opined that the plaintiffs had “expended their resources, the defendants’ resources and this court’s resources in re-packaging previous submissions and arguments.”
Plaintiffs Daniel and Beverly Ahnert asserted the underlying ...