Finding No Error In Instruction, Judge Affirms Asbestos Verdict

Mealey's (April 21, 2016, 1:06 PM EDT) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Plaintiffs argued for the intervening cause instruction given to a jury and having lost at trial may not now complain about it, a federal judge in North Carolina held April 5 in denying a motion for a new trial (Erik Ross Phillips and Tina Landers v. Pneumo Abex LLC and Reddaway Manufacturing Corporation Inc., No. 10-262, W.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45966).

In November 2010, Erik Phillips and Tina Landers sued 41 companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading him...
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