VW AG Wins Appeal In Fla. Widow's Suit But Not In Clear Yet

Law360, Miami (May 18, 2017, 9:54 PM EDT) --  A Florida appeals court has revived Volkswagen AG's bid to escape a widow's wrongful death suit over her husband's alleged exposure to asbestos from the German automaker's products, but said a lower court should consider her motion to compel discovery on the company's Florida connections before weighing dismissal of the case.

Florida's Second District Court of Appeal faulted the trial court for not following proper procedures in considering Volkswagen AG's challenge to plaintiff Carol Jones' attempt to add it as a defendant in her lawsuit, which...
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