Ford Motor Co and other manufacturers can be held liable for failing to warn of the risks associated with asbestos-containing replacement parts they did not make that were used with their products, New Jersey's top court has ruled.

The New Jersey Supreme Court by a 5-2 vote on Wednesday cleared the way for product manufacturers to be held responsible for people developing mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos-containing replacement components made by third-parties.

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