In March of 2007, Timothy C. Barmann of the Providence Journal reported the story of a retired mechanic who won a $2 million verdict against defendants General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. The case was held in
The mechanic in this case, 79-year-old Roland Leo Grenier Sr., worked as a mechanic for 38 years, and many of his duties included working with brakes and clutches, many of which contained asbestos fibers. Grenier was ultimately diagnosed with mesothelioma after he had retired to
The story also contained the disturbing statistic that more than 700,000 people in the
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