Specific Causation At Heart Of Battle Over $8M Oregon Asbestos Verdict
Mealey's (June 27, 2016, 2:00 PM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — A couple mistakenly argues that the mere presence of a company’s product at a jobsite can support an $8 million asbestos verdict, Kaiser Gypsum Corp. argues in a June 22 brief seeking to overturn the verdict (David P. Hoff, et al. v. CertainTeed Corp., et al., No. 15CV23996, Ore. Cir., Multnomah Co.).
(Reply available. Document #01-160706-024B.)
While Kaiser Gypsum may disagree with the conclusion the jury reached, the standard for rejecting the verdict requires that there be no evidence on which the jury...