Supply House Secures Defense Verdict In California Asbestos Case

(May 3, 2016, 12:56 PM EDT) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — A California jury on April 18 handed a supply house a defense verdict in a case alleging that its conduct exposed a man to asbestos, leading to his death from mesothelioma, sources told Mealey Publications (Teresa Rowberg v. Basco Drywall & Painting Co., No. RG14723811, Calif. Super., Alameda Co.).

Sources said Teresa Rowberg filed suit in the Alameda County Superior Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Gloria Noriega to asbestos. Rowberg claimed that Noriega suffered exposure when she handled and laundered...
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