Goodyear Hit With $22M Asbestos Injury Verdict

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A New York state court jury on Tuesday awarded $22 million in damages to the families of lung cancer victims who sued Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and Goodyear Canada Inc. over the victims' exposure to asbestos-containing gaskets.

The verdict on behalf of Eugene “Mac” McCarthy and Walter Koczur, both of whom are deceased, came after a consolidated, five-week trial addressing asbestos-containing sheet gasket material manufactured by Goodyear and Goodyear Canada during the 1960s and 1970s, according to a statement from the law firm representing the...
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