Employer Urges Texas Court To Reverse $15M Asbestos Verdict

(December 16, 2015, 1:29 PM EST) -- DALLAS — A widow uses “time travel” to import an employer’s current knowledge to past conduct and wildly inflates risk in a failed attempt to “dress up” a negligence claim as one for gross negligence, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. told a Texas court on Dec. 11 (The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Vicki Lynn Rogers, et al., No. 05-15-00001-CV, Texas App., 5th Dist.).

(Opening brief available. Document #01-160106-001B.)

Carl Rogers contracted mesothelioma in August 2008 and died in September 2009.

In 2010, Vicki...
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