Florida Jury Returns Defense Verdict In CertainTeed Asbestos Pipe Case
(August 25, 2016, 11:20 AM EDT) -- SEBRING, Fla. — A Florida jury on July 7 returned a defense verdict for CertainTeed Corp. on claims that a man’s fatal mesothelioma arose from exposure to the company’s asbestos-containing pipe, sources told Mealey Publications (Mark V. Mclean, Michael Fitch, Lisa Sherman, and James Archie Bennett as Personal Representatives for the Estate of Leonard C. Smith, III, v. Bird & Son, Inc., et al., No. 2010CA000905, Fla. Cir., 10th Jud. Cir., Highlands Co.).
Leonard and Sabrina Smith filed suit in the Highlands County, Fla., Circuit Court...