Florida Jury Hits Lorillard, Crane Co. With $8M Asbestos Verdict

Florida Jury Hits Lorillard, Crane Co. With $8M Asbestos Verdict

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Florida jury on Sept. 17 awarded a man $8 million for asbestos-related mesothelioma and held gasket-maker Crane Co. and cigarette manufacturers Lorillard Tobacco Co. liable. Sources said it is believed to be the largest ever verdict against Lorillard for an asbestos-related injury (Richard DeLisle v. Crane Co., et al., No. N/A, Fla. Cir., Broward Co.).

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