Pa. Justices Snub Bid For New Trial In Ford Asbestos Case

Law360, Philadelphia (December 5, 2013, 2:24 PM EST) -- Ford Motor Co. and two other companies notched a win on Tuesday as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court said it would not hear an appeal of an April ruling that found plaintiffs in a hotly contested asbestos-related product liability suit had been improperly granted a mistrial.

The justices agreed not to revisit an April ruling by the Pennsylvania Superior Court agreeing that plaintiffs George and Tina Webber never properly objected to the participation of an extra juror during deliberations over whether George Webber’s mesothelioma was caused by...
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