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February 11, 2013

Wife wins suit over asbestos exposure

SEATTLE — An 89-year-old Lynnwood woman won $1.1 million last week after a King County jury agreed that exposure to asbestos from her husband's work clothes caused her to contract a deadly form of cancer.

Phyllis Granville brought the case against 13 defendants, claiming they negligently made and sold unsafe floor tiles containing asbestos.


 
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