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Covil Files Post-Trial Motions in Wake of $32.7 Million Asbestos Verdict, Says Evidence of Negligence Lacking
November 29, 2018
GREENSBORO, N.C. –– Covil has filed post-trial motions in the wake of a $32.7 million asbestos verdict entered last month at the conclusion of a North Carolina trial, arguing that the plaintiff did not present sufficient evidence regarding Covil’s alleged failure to warn.
In the Nov. 16 brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, Covil maintained that Firestone knew it had asbestos-containing materials in the plant and did not warn its employees and, further, that the plaintiff did not produce evidence that the asbestos-containing pipe insulation supplied by Covil was present at ...