Posts tagged Duty of Care.

Reviews Illinois Supreme Court decision addressing whether exception in Section 337 requires possessor of land to warn trespasser of open and obvious danger


Seventh Circuit rules that based on unambiguous contract language, a construction contractor owed no duty to plaintiff


The Madison County Circuit Court recently granted defendant U.S. Steel Corporation’s Motion for Summary Judgment, in the matter of Taylor v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., a/k/a Buffalo Pumps, Inc., et al., Case No. 15 L 652. This was a wrongful-death case arising from alleged exposure to asbestos on U.S. Steel’s premises. A key question was whether U.S. Steel, as the premises owner, owed a duty under negligence law in Illinois to the spouse of an employee of an independent contractor who had worked at its facilities.

The decedent, Cheryl Taylor, developed and died from mesothelioma ...

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