STORY FROM: Asbestos
N.Y. Jury Awards $75 Million in Asbestos Exposure Case; Dana Companies and Felt Products Found Liable
January 31, 2017
NEW YORK –– A New York jury has awarded $75 million to a couple who contended that exposure asbestos-containing engine components they encountered while completing recreational work on race cars caused one of them to develop mesothelioma.
The New York Supreme Court for New York County jury reached the verdict on Jan. 20 after a two-month trial, sources told HarrisMartin. Hon. Joan Madden presided over the trial.
Dana Companies LLC and the Federal-Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust (as the successor to Felt Products Mfg. Co.) were the lone remaining defendants at the time of the verdict. While Dana Companies ...