Jury Returns Defense Verdict In Asbestos Case Against Ford Motor Co.

(October 22, 2015, 9:14 AM EDT) -- SEATTLE — A federal jury on Oct. 1 found for Ford Motor Co. on a couple’s asbestos-related product liability and negligence claims (Gregory Cannard and Susan Cannard v. Ford Motor Co., No. 14-5588, W.D. Wash.).

Gregory and Susan Cannard filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Gregory Cannard to asbestos.

Cannard allegedly suffered exposure while serving in the U.S. Navy between 1965 and 1967 and in private employment with Lomac Motors in Portland,...
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