Calif. Jury Awards $107 Million at Conclusion of Asbestos Trial Against Union Carbide

  • Verdict Sheet Phase 1
  • Verdict Sheet Phase 2

LOS ANGELES –– A California jury has awarded a total of $107 million at the conclusion of an asbestos trial involving wall materials and joint compound products, assessing liability to Union Carbide and two other defendants.

A Notice of Special Verdict was filed on July 7 in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County which listed the details of the verdict reached in the first phase of the trial. A second verdict form was entered on July 11, in which jurors awarded $75 million in punitive damages.

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