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Florida Judge Upholds $9M Verdict In Bystander Asbestos Case

(November 7, 2016, 1:03 PM EST) -- MIAMI — A Florida judge on Oct. 19 cast aside contentions that the evidence does not support a jury’s $9 million verdict in a bystander asbestos case (Rosa-Maria Britt, et al. v. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., No. 2012-30637-CA-01, Fla. Cir., Miami-Dade Co.).

(Order available.  Document #01-161109-014R.)

After doctors diagnosed Dennis E. Britt with malignant pleural mesothelioma in September 2011, he and his wife filed suit in the Miami-Dade County Circuit Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, sources said.

Dennis Britt died...
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