Manufacturer Urges Fla. Court To Chuck $8M Asbestos Verdict

Law360, Miami (October 23, 2017, 9:09 PM EDT) -- An industrial manufacturer facing part of a mesothelioma sufferer's $8 million verdict told the Florida Supreme Court on Friday that the award should not stand because expert testimony underpinning the verdict is inadmissible, whether the court decides to adopt a stricter standard for screening expert testimony or not.

Crane Co., which is on the hook for part of the $8 million award, urged the high court to affirm a Fourth District Court of Appeal decision reversing the award because plaintiff Richard DeLisle failed to prove that...
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