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Torts: Toxic-Chemical Spill Corporate-Successor Liability Migration of Contamination

Where homeowners challenged the entry of summary judgment against them after they sued defendants as the corporate successor of a metal-fabrication facility that spilled toxic chemicals and allegedly contaminated the homeowners’ property, the judgment is affirmed in part on claims ...

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Torts: Trip-and-Fall- Disclosure of Expert Identities- Treating Physician Opinions

Plaintiff suffered a fall in defendant’s store. Plaintiff relied upon statements of two treating physicians as expert opinion on causation. However, plaintiff failed to make a timely expert-witness disclosure or provide a summary of his physicians’ expected testimony. The district ...

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Torts: Products Liability- Default Judgment- Service of Process on Defunct Company

Defendant was a defunct corporation sued by plaintiff for alleged defects in safety equipment manufactured by defendant. Defendant’s former president continued to accept service of process at his residence, but after his death defendant made no arrangements for alternative service ...

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