Mississippi Jury Absolves Hood Manufacturer at Silica Trial



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  • Verdict


PORT GIBSON, Miss. - A jury in Claiborne County, Miss., has found for the lone remaining defendant in the latest silica injury trial, apportioning liability equally between the plaintiff and "Unnamed Defendants and/or Parties." Selmon v. Pangborn Corp., et al., No. 2007-78 (Miss. Cir. Ct., Claiborne Cty.).

The verdict favoring Empire Abrasive Equipment Corp. was reached on Jan. 25 in the Claiborne County Circuit Court.

"The principal thing here is that this is the first time that Empire Abrasive went to trial and the BH-5 hood was at issue, and jurors found that the hood was not defective," commented …






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