Calif. Jury Awards $6.8 Million in Asbestos Case Against Ford Motor



DOCUMENTS
  • Verdict Sheet


OAKLAND, Calif. –– Jurors have awarded $6.8 million to a former auto mechanic, finding lone defendant Ford Motor liable for his mesothelioma, sources told HarrisMartin.

Judge George Hernandez Jr. of the California Superior Court for Alameda County presided over the trial, which ended on Nov. 19.

Jurors awarded $1,225,000 for medical costs and lost income and $5 million for his pain, suffering and emotional distress. An additional $600,000 was awarded to Sharon Scott, for her loss of consortium claim.

The jury allocated 22 percent liability to Ford Motor, finding the defendant failed to adequately warn of the risk associated with …






UPCOMING CONFERENCES




HarrisMartin’s Webinar Series: MDL Update on Philips CPAP, BiPAP & Ventilator Litigation

October 21, 2021 - Haddonfield, NJ
HarrisMartin Webinar Series

MORE DETAILS



HarrisMartin's New Jersey Asbestos Litigation Conference

February 09, 2022 - New Brunswick, NJ
Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

MORE DETAILS