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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

7.7 Million Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict Against Navistar

Amber Long and Keith Binder of Levy Konigsberg obtained a $7.7 million verdict against Navistar making it the largest asbestos verdict in Syracuse, New York. The plaintiff, Mr. Nash drove a school bus manufactured by Navistar from 1957-1994 and was exposed to asbestos when he regularly spent time in the bus garage where the busesRead More

3.9 Million Oregon Mesothelioma Verdict

David Bricker, Michael Connett and Walker Humphrey of Waters, Kraus & Paul won $3.9 million in Portland, Oregon against Georgia Pacific, Weyerhauser and Longview Fibre on behalf of Alice Golik, the widow of Robert Golik. Mr. Golik died of mesothelioma at age 63. None of these premise defendants felt they owed any responsibility to Golik,Read More

10 Million Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict Against RTV

Trial team leader, Don Blydenburgh assisted by attorney Arthur Prystowsky and paralegal Lauren Brady obtained a $10.55 million verdict against R.T. Vanderbilt in Schenectady, New York. The plaintiff Richard Chisholm died from pleural mesothelioma at the age of 52 after being exposed to RTV talc while working at a ceramic manufacturing facility in Ohio duringRead More

Asbestos Litigation

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

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

7.7 Million Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict Against Navistar

Amber Long and Keith Binder of Levy Konigsberg obtained a $7.7 million verdict against Navistar making it the largest asbestos verdict in Syracuse, New York. The plaintiff, Mr. Nash drove a school bus manufactured by Navistar from 1957-1994 and was exposed to asbestos when he regularly spent time in the bus garage where the busesRead More

3.9 Million Oregon Mesothelioma Verdict

David Bricker, Michael Connett and Walker Humphrey of Waters, Kraus & Paul won $3.9 million in Portland, Oregon against Georgia Pacific, Weyerhauser and Longview Fibre on behalf of Alice Golik, the widow of Robert Golik. Mr. Golik died of mesothelioma at age 63. None of these premise defendants felt they owed any responsibility to Golik,Read More

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