Ford, Others Stamp Out $25M Asbestos Suit

Law360, New York (May 27, 2011, 5:02 PM EDT) -- A Los Angeles jury sided with Ford Motor Co. and two others in an asbestos suit seeking more than $25 million, finding the trio's products were not substantially to blame for the plaintiff's mesothelioma, Ford's attorneys said Friday.

Chester and Diane Morrison's suit initially targeted more than 60 companies, but only Ford, Dana Cos. LLC and Crane Co. remained during the five-week trial in California state court, which wrapped up May 20, according to the defendants' attorneys.

The suit claimed that Chester Morrison, who worked as...
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