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Reversed and Rendered and Opinion filed June 10, 2008.

OPINION

This appeal arises from a $10,000,000 jury verdict against appellant Ford Motor Company in favor of appellees Glenn Miller, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Heirs and Estate of Carolyn Miller, Deceased, Shawn Leann Dean, John Roland, and Alma Roland. The jury determined that Roland had been injured from exposure to asbestos at a Ford facility in Michigan, where he periodically worked as an employee of an independent contractor from 1954 to 1965, and that Carolyn Miller, his now-deceased step-daughter, had been exposed to this asbestos from washing Roland’s work clothes. In five issues, Ford challenges the judgment, arguing that it owed no duty to either Roland or Miller, Roland has no compensable injury, the evidence was legally insufficient to establish causation, and the trial court erred in refusing to submit a proportionate responsibility instruction. We reverse and render judgment in favor of Ford.

 
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