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California Jury Returns Defense Verdict For 2 In Asbestos Case

(August 11, 2016, 2:19 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California jury on Aug. 9 returned a defense verdict for three companies accused of exposing a woman to asbestos in joint compounds, sources told Mealey Publications (Christine Louise Pass and Joseph David Pass v. Amcord Inc., f/k/a Riverside Cement Co., et al., No. BC587738, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

After doctors diagnosed Christine Pass with mesothelioma in March 2015, she and David Pass filed suit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed her to asbestos....
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