Calif. Jury Awards $48M In Union Carbide Asbestos Case
The verdict, which includes $18 million in punitive damages, is the largest asbestos-related verdict in the United States so far this year. Bobbie Izell, 86, of Hackett, Ark., claimed he was exposed to asbestos dust while working as a contractor in Los Angeles.
Izell and his wife, Helen, both testified during the six-week trial, Izell's attorney John...
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