Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Stephen L. Williams (argued), Mann, Chaney, Johnson, Goodwin & Williams, Terre Haute, IN, Timothy E. Eble, Ness, Motley, Loadholt, Richardson & Poole, Barnwell, SC, and Michael Mixson, and Richard H. Middleton, Jr., Middleton & Mixson, Savannah, GA, for plaintiff-appellant.
Robert D. MacGill (argued) and Andrew J. Detherage, Barnes & Thornburg, Indianapolis, IN, for Georgia-Pacific Corp., defendant-appellee.
Michael A. Bergin (argued), Julia M. Blackwell, Karl M. Koons, III, and Richard A. Huser, Locke, Reynolds, Boyd & Weisell, Indianapolis, IN, for Turner & Newall, PLC, defendant-appellee.
Before POSNER, Chief Judge, and COFFEY and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
COFFEY, Circuit Judge.
Patricia Peerman filed this wrongful death action alleging that her husband, Gerald Peerman, died from an illness caused by exposure to airborne asbestos from products manufactured and sold by Georgia-Pacific Corporation and Turner & Newall, plc (now known as T & N plc). Federal jurisdiction is based on diversity of citizenship. See 28 U.S.C. § 1332(a). The district court granted summary judgment to Georgia-Pacific and T...
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