No. 88-2899.

881 F.2d 432 (1989)

Indinar E. BUFORD and Tony Buford, Plaintiffs/Appellants, v. AMERICAN TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH COMPANY; American Telephone & Telegraph Technologies; Bell Telephone Laboratories; and Western Electric Company, Defendants/Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided August 4, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frank J. Deveau, Edward W. Harris, III, Sommer & Barnard, Indianapolis, Ind., Daniel S. Mason, Frederick J. Geonetta, Kathleen Styles Rogers, Furth, Fahrner, Bluemle & Mason, San Francisco, Cal., Richard P. Tinkham, Jr., Indianapolis, Ind., for plaintiffs/appellants.

Mary N. Larimore, Terri A. Czajka, Geoffrey Segar, Ice, Miller, Donadio & Ryan, Indianapolis, Ind., Michael R. Conner, Paula T. Whitfield, Barnes & Thornburg, Indianapolis, Ind., for defendants/appellees.

Before CUMMINGS, POSNER and FLAUM, Circuit Judges.

FLAUM, Circuit Judge.

Plaintiffs Indinar and Tony Buford filed this diversity suit in the district court claiming that Indinar suffered long-term effects from exposure to benzene during the course of her employment as a lab technician at defendant Bell Telephone Laboratories' (BTL), Shadeland, Indiana facility, and that Tony experienced a loss of consortium due to his wife's illness. The district court granted summary judgment to the defendants on the ground that...

Let's get started


Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases