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Work Comp Law is “Exclusive Remedy” for Asbestos Injuries

The Illinois Supreme Court recently resolved an outstanding question under Illinois law of whether the Illinois Workers Compensation Statute is the exclusive remedy against an employer by a former employee claiming damages for asbestos related injuries, including long developing cancers. In Folta v. Ferro Engineering,…
Business Law

Missouri Court of Appeals Says Limitation of Liability Clause in Contract does not Require a Party to be a “Sophisticated Business” in Specific Subject of Contract

The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District recently upheld a limitation of liability clause contained in an invoice between two commercial “sophisticated” businesses, holding that the effect of the limitation is not dependent on the “sophistication” of the business in the underlying transaction.…