CalPortland Secures Defense Verdict In Mesothelioma Case

(November 3, 2015, 11:44 AM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A California jury on Oct. 26 returned a defense verdict in a case alleging mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos in CalPortland Co. gun plastic cement, finding that the plaintiff lacked sufficient evidence of exposure, sources told Mealey Publications (Tommy Tate Sr. and Aldoria Lagura Tate v. Amcord Inc., et al., No. BC560185, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

Tommy and Aldoria Lagura Tate filed suit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, causing his...
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