Dow Shakes $2.6M Verdict In Asbestos Death Case

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 6:50 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Friday reversed a jury's verdict that Dow Chemical Co. was liable for $2.6 million in an asbestos-related wrongful death case, finding that a key law had been misapplied.

According to a three-judge panel for the Fifth District Court of Appeals, the jury awarded the judgment in August 2011 to the family of Robert Wayne Henderson, who allegedly died from an illness related to exposure to asbestos products he came into contact with while working for Dow contractor Win-Way Industries Inc. at...
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