Jury Tells Honeywell To Pay $24M In Asbestos Case

Law360, New York (April 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Miami jury has ordered Honeywell International Inc. to pay more than $24 million to a Florida doctor who contracted a rare, terminal cancer after allegedly being exposed to asbestos from brake pads produced by a former unit of the company.

On Friday, the jury handed plaintiff Dr. Stephen Guilder and his family $24,170,000, holding Honeywell accountable for the malignant disease diagnosis following a two-week trial.

Guilder first filed suit in Miami Circuit Court after doctors judged him to be suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma, a rare...
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