Ex-Navy Vet's $10M Asbestos Award Upheld

Law360, New York (February 10, 2012, 8:14 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Thursday affirmed a $10 million asbestos case verdict against Lone Star Industries Inc., rejecting the company's argument that the verdict should be tossed because the asbestos exposure occurred in a so-called federal enclave that was not subject to California law.

Navy veteran Charles H. Cundiff and his wife Glenda J. Cundiff sued Lone Star, after Mr. Cundiff was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2008. Cundiff alleged that his illness was caused by Insulag, an asbestos product manufactured by Lone Star and installed...
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