Following a successful challenge before the Mississippi Supreme Court to the alleged partiality of the judge who presided over its first trial, which resulted in a $322-million verdict, Union Carbide has won its second trial in an asbestos exposure lawsuit. Brown v. Union Carbide Corp., No. 2012-6-cv3 (Jones Cnty. Cir. Ct., judgment entered April 25, 2012). Additional details about the case appear in the October 13, 2011, issue of this Report. The replacement judge vacated the verdict in December, and the second trial ended in a complete defense verdict on April 25, 2012.