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Cases and Trials Archives

New York Court Affirms $12 Million in Asbestos Cases

Recently, the New York Supreme Court's Appellate Division affirmed a $12 million verdict in favor of two consolidated asbestos cases. The companies Crane Co. and Tishman Liquidating Corporation (TLC) were held responsible for two workers' exposure to asbestos on the job, despite appeals from the defendants arguing otherwise.

$90 Million Awarded to Families of Asbestos Victims

Mesothelioma is a rare and incurable disease caused by asbestos exposure. Many of the thousands of individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma each year were exposed to dangerous levels of asbestos at their place of work. Today, retired workers are dying from mesothelioma, every day.

Auto Mechanic Dies Just before $11 Million Verdict

Recently, a New York jury found Ford Motor Company guilty of exposing Arthur H. Juni, Jr. to asbestos, but not before he was killed by the fatal disease caused by that exposure. Diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2012, Juni was 74 years old when he passed away on March 15, 2014. The verdict was returned on May 30, 2014.

Two Electricians Awarded $25 Million in Asbestos Trial

Despite asbestos companies' denial that their products could cause serious harm within the human body in the past, many judges today are finding them guilty of knowingly allowing workers to handle a substance that would later lead to debilitating diseases like mesothelioma. Recently, a New York jury awarded plaintiffs a $25 million verdict against Crane Company for the past pain and suffering of two electricians and mesothelioma victims.

$1 Million Asbestos Verdict Upheld against Ford Motor Co.

If you have been keeping up with our blog posts recently, you might already know that asbestos is nothing to be messed with. Microscopic asbestos fibers can be inhaled and become trapped within the human respiratory system, causing a world of trouble during the following years. Deadly illnesses such as asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma can develop over time.

Asbestos Verdict Shocks Veterans and Mesothelioma Victims

An asbestos trial can be a beautiful thing: after years--and sometimes decades--of a defendant exposing a worker to a deadly substance that shortens lives and destroys families, they would finally be held responsible for their dishonest actions.

$980K Verdict Upheld for Mesothelioma Victim

A victory in the courtroom for a victim of asbestos exposure is always great to hear about. It means that justice has been served to those who knowingly exposed someone to a toxic substance, which can lead to a serious illness or even death.

$7.25 Million Awarded to Mesothelioma Victim

It is always heartbreaking to hear about a worker being diagnosed with mesothelioma. After so many years of loyal service to an employer, their hard work is ultimately paid back not with a pension or early retirement, but with a painful death sentence.

$27 Million Awarded to 40-Year-Old Mesothelioma Victim

Asbestos is nothing to be messed with. Although the substance was handled in many different trades and used within thousands of products, if the microscopic fibers are inhaled by an individual, deadly diseases can develop over time.