Asbestos defendants face two trials same day, same court in Bloomington

Steve Korris Sep. 29, 2010, 4:37am


Judges in McLean County next week plan two asbestos conspiracy trials at the same time against the same defendants.

On Oct. 4, Circuit Judge Michael Drazewski and Associate Judge Paul Lawrence will start proceedings on claims that companies concealed the hazards of asbestos.

Pneumo Abex, a corporation that exists only to pay claims, ran out of lawyers and tried to settle the case before Lawrence because it couldn't defend two.

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