Covil Corp. Signals Intent to Challenge $32.7 Million Asbestos Verdict in U.S. Supreme Court

  • Aug. 24 Order
  • Motion
  • Oct. 2 Order
  • Stay Order

RICHMOND, Va. –– Covil Corp. has moved the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals for an order staying issuance of mandate, indicating its intent to file a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court.

In the Oct. 9 motion, the defendant cited “reasonable” probability that the nation’s highest court would grant certiorari since the 4th Circuit’s decision in the asbestos-related manner conflicts with those of the 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 6th Circuits.

“All of these cases approved of verdict comparison as a matter of federal procedure in direct contrast with the Court’s decision here,” the motion said. …


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