Louisiana Court Partially Affirms $2.3M Asbestos Verdict, Upholds Ford’s Liability

Mealey's (August 25, 2015, 10:12 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A jury properly heard testimony that every asbestos exposure above background can cause disease and found Ford Motor Co. liable for a man’s death from mesothelioma, but its verdict against a talc defendant was hopelessly conflicted, a Louisiana appeals court held Aug 20 in partially affirming a $2.3 million verdict (William Oddo Jr. v. Asbestos Corp. Ltd., et al., No. 2014-CA-0004, La. App., 4th Cir.; 2015 La. App. LEXIS 1584).

(Opinion available. Document #01-150826-027Z.)

William Oddo Jr. filed suit in the Orleans Parish...
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