Report: Miss. jury hands out largest asbestos verdict ever
RALEIGH, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - A Smith County, Miss., jury last week awarded a Mississippi man the largest asbestos verdict in U.S. history -- $322 million.
The man, Thomas Brown Jr. claimed he inhaled asbestos dust while mixing drilling mud sold and manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., or CP Chem, and Union Carbide Corp.
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