Fla. Court Reverses $24M Honeywell Asbestos Verdict

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 4:34 PM EDT) -- Citing four separate errors by the state court, a Florida appeals court has overturned a jury verdict ordering Honeywell International Inc. to pay more than $24 million to a local doctor who developed terminal cancer after allegedly being exposed to asbestos from brake pads produced by a former unit of the company.

A three-judge panel in the Third District Court of Appeals for Florida on Wednesday reversed the $24.17 million award, which is the largest compensatory damages verdict in a Florida asbestos case involving a single...
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