Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Florida Jury Awards Meso Sufferer Nearly $37M For Brake Lining Exposures

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Florida Jury Awards Meso Sufferer Nearly $37M For Brake Lining Exposures

TAMPA, Fla. - A Florida jury on Aug. 27 awarded a man suffering from mesothelioma $36,984,800, found lone remaining defendant Pneumo Abex LLC strictly liable and found that it negligently failed to warn of the dangers of its asbestos-containing brake linings and held it 75 percent responsible, sources told Mealey Publications (Gary Hampton, et al. v. Pneumo Abex, et al., No. 13-CA-009741 Fla. Cir., 13th Jud. Cir.).

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