Federal Jury Hearing Asbestos Case Returns Defense Verdict For Pump Maker

(December 23, 2015, 12:52 PM EST) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal jury in Wyoming returned a defense verdict for Flowserve Inc. on Dec. 1, rejecting claims that the defendant’s pumps and valves fatally exposed a man to asbestos (Gail A. Robinson, et al. v. Flowserve, individually and as successor to Durco Pumps, No. 14-161, D. Wyo.).

Gail Robinson sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed William J. Robinson to fatal doses of asbestos. Robinson claimed that the decedent contracted and died of malignant mesothelioma as a result of exposure occurring while employed...
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