$2M Cancer Suit Against GM, Ford Remanded

Law360, New York (February 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Supreme Court of Delaware has remanded a mesothelioma liability lawsuit against General Motors Corp. and Ford Motors Co. after finding that a lower court judge erred in his rulings on pretrial motions.

In a decision Wednesday, the high court remanded the case with instructions for reconsideration and clarification, saying the judge did not necessarily abuse his discretion when coming to the erroneous factual findings.

The plaintiff, long-time auto mechanic Ronald Grenier Sr., developed mesothelioma, a fatal form of lung cancer. In his job, Grenier had...
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