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Georgia Pacific Hit With 9.4 Million Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict

A Florida jury awarded $9.4 million Thursday in a construction worker’s lawsuit alleging his work with the company’s asbestos-containing products in Saudi Arabia decades ago caused him to develop a deadly form of cancer, finding the company had negligently marketed a defective product. The plaintiff was diagnosed with terminal mesothelioma, a cancer that attacks theRead More

John Crane Co Hit with 1.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict

Congratulations to my friends and colleagues , Jay Stuemke, and John Comerford for a 100% liability finding and $1.42M verdict against John Crane, Inc. on behalf of deceased mesothelioma client, Bill Voelker and his family. John Crane the king of no pay scorched earth asbestos defendants continues to fight every case despite proof of companyRead More

6 Million Dollar Oklahoma City Mesothelioma Verdict

Congratulations to my colleagues and friends Jessica Dean and Amin Omar for the verdict they achieved in Oklahoma City against Murco and Welco for $6 million on behalf of our 49 year old client with mesothelioma. The plaintiff’s exposure occurred as a child between the ages of 5 & 14.In reaching its verdict, the juryRead More

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Mesothelioma Legal News | by Mesothelioma Lawyer Chris Placitella

Chris Placitella discusses important news and cases concerning mesothelioma lawsuits. In this video blog Chris discusses recent verdicts and an important decision by a Pennsylvania Appellate Court. Since this video was created a few additional cases came down which are worth mentioning.  The Second Circuit  granted the request of Crane Co. to keep an asbestos wrongfulRead More

7 Million Dollar NY Mesothelioma Verdict

    Video Report Mesothelioma Verdict Yesterday a New York jury awarded a former LILCO welder 7 million dollars for the mesothelioma he developed while building a LILCO powerplant. For a full video report click here Video Report Mesothelioma Verdict

Mesothelioma Verdicts

Georgia Pacific Hit With 9.4 Million Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict

A Florida jury awarded $9.4 million Thursday in a construction worker’s lawsuit alleging his work with the company’s asbestos-containing products in Saudi Arabia decades ago caused him to develop a deadly form of cancer, finding the company had negligently marketed a defective product. The plaintiff was diagnosed with terminal mesothelioma, a cancer that attacks theRead More

John Crane Co Hit with 1.4 Million Mesothelioma Verdict

Congratulations to my friends and colleagues , Jay Stuemke, and John Comerford for a 100% liability finding and $1.42M verdict against John Crane, Inc. on behalf of deceased mesothelioma client, Bill Voelker and his family. John Crane the king of no pay scorched earth asbestos defendants continues to fight every case despite proof of companyRead More

6 Million Dollar Oklahoma City Mesothelioma Verdict

Congratulations to my colleagues and friends Jessica Dean and Amin Omar for the verdict they achieved in Oklahoma City against Murco and Welco for $6 million on behalf of our 49 year old client with mesothelioma. The plaintiff’s exposure occurred as a child between the ages of 5 & 14.In reaching its verdict, the juryRead More

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