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Industrial Talc Asbestos Trial Underway in Florida Against Vanderbilt Minerals
February 26, 2018
BARTOW, Fla. –– Trial has commenced in an asbestos industrial talc case, during which a jury will hear claims that a former tile company employee developed mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos-containing talc products.
Open arguments were heard by the Florida 15th Judicial Circuit Court for Palm Beach County on Feb. 22, sources confirmed to HarrisMartin Publishing.
Plaintiffs Robert and Lola T. Lord filed the underlying complaint, contending that Robert’s malignant mesothelioma was caused by exposure to asbestos-containing products not only while living with his stepfather –– an employee at Florida Tile, Inc. –– but also when he ...