The New York Court of Appeals on Tuesday decided there was insufficient evidence to establish that Ford Motor Co. caused a mechanic’s mesothelioma, affirming a decision that reversed an $11 million jury verdict holding the auto manufacturer partly liable for his injuries.
The court said in a one-paragraph memorandum that the trial court’s decision tossing the jury’s verdict should be upheld based on the evidence, or lack thereof, presented during trial.
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