Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Court: Michigan's Ban On Punitives Doesn't Extend To California Asbestos Trial

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Court: Michigan's Ban On Punitives Doesn't Extend To California Asbestos Trial

SAN FRANCISCO - The State of Michigan has little interest in seeing its ban on punitive damages imposed on a California asbestos action, a California appeals panel held March 26 in also rejecting a sophisticated user defense and other challenges to a $6.8 million award (Patrick Scott, et al. v. Ford Motor Co., No. A137975, Calif. App., 1st Dist.).

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