California Jury Returns Defense Verdict For Union Carbide In Asbestos Case

(February 25, 2016, 12:40 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A California jury hearing an asbestos case handed Union Carbide Corp. a defense verdict on Feb. 8, finding that its Calidria product performed as expected (Victor Alexander Jasniy, et al. v. CertainTeed Corp., et al., No. BC578783, Calif. Super., Los Angeles Co.).

Victor Jasniy filed suit in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos. Jasniy was allegedly exposed during employment in the automobile, welding, construction and aircraft industries.

The case proceeded to trial on...
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