Union Carbide Stuck With $18M Punitive Asbestos Suit Award

By Jeff Sistrunk (October 22, 2014, 10:54 PM EDT) -- A California appellate court on Wednesday rejected Union Carbide Corp.'s bid to reverse a jury's $18 million punitive damages award to the family of a man who contracted mesothelioma after exposure to the company's asbestos, ruling that Union Carbide's "highly reprehensible" conduct warranted the award....

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