California Jury Returns Defense Verdict In Take-Home Asbestos Case

(October 27, 2016, 9:51 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California jury on Sept. 30 returned a defense verdict for a construction products company in a take-home asbestos case (Gary Schiszler v Amcord, Inc, et al., No. BC484667, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

Gary Schiszler filed suit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Virginia Schiszler to asbestos, leading to her contraction of pleural mesothelioma in 2011.  Virginia Schiszler allegedly suffered exposure while laundering Gary Schiszler’s work clothing between 1970 and 1979 when he worked...
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