Mississippi's Top Court Reverses $15.2 Million Asbestos Drilling Mud Verdict

Mississippi's Top Court Reverses $15.2 Million Asbestos Drilling Mud Verdict

LAUREL, Miss. - Cross-examination of an expert based on exhibits not admitted in court created "highly prejudicial" conditions, the Mississippi Supreme Court held June 7 in reversing a jury's $15.2 million verdict for a man suffering from asbestosis (Phillips 66 Co., et al. v. Troy Lofton, No. 2010-CA-01465-SCT, Miss. Sup.). Subscribers may view the opinion available within the full update.

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