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Md. Court of Appeals upholds $7.3M asbestos verdict

Md. high court calls circumstantial evidence sufficient

Maryland’s top court has upheld a $7.3 million award to an asbestos exposure victim and his wife despite a lack of direct evidence that the company found responsible had installed the flame-retardant carcinogen. In a 6-1 decision last week, the Court of Appeals said a jury may draw “reasonable inferences” from circumstantial evidence in assessing corporate ...

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