District Court of Appeal of Florida, Third District, February 26, 2020
FLORIDA – An appeal was brought on behalf of the defendant, Union Carbide, after a second jury trial was completed and a jury verdict entered in favor of the plaintiff. The plaintiff, Paula Font, filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging her father, Luis Torres, contracted and died of mesothelioma as a result of exposure to asbestos-containing products.
The defendant raised three issues on appeal. First, the defendant claimed the trial court erred in denying the …Continue Reading