A Los Angeles jury returned a defense verdict Jan 19 in a multimillion-dollar asbestos case against tobacco company Lorillard, a maker of cigarettes equipped with asbestos filters in the 1950s, and three other defendants.

In his closing argument, plaintiffs attorney Gary Paul, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Waters & Kraus, had suggested the jury award around $15 million in economic and non-economic damages.

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