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Court Denies Motions in Limine Despite Finding Expert Report Disclosure Untimely

Court: United States District Court for the District of Montana, Great Falls Division

From 1923 to 1994, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company (BNSF) transported vermiculite ore containing amphibole asbestos from a mining and processing location in Libby, Montana. Subsequently, an accumulation of airborne asbestos resulted in and around the town where plaintiffs resided. Plaintiffs allege the defendant’s railyard in downtown Libby served as the hub of the company’s vermiculate business and that it transported crushed vermiculite ore in open rail cars along its “Libby …

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