Firm News: Mesothelioma: Page 12

Wall Street Journal Gets It Right

The Wall Street Journal made an invaluable contribution to the national conversation about asbestos-exposure injuries by chronicling the health struggles of medical doctor Bill McQueen, a Weitz & Luxenberg client who recently died of mesothelioma. The article accurately depicts the horror of mesothelioma and demonstrates the disease’s devastating effect on the families of victims like Dr. McQueen.…

$35 Million Verdict Against Crane Co.

Mass tort and personal injury litigation firm Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. today announced a verdict in the case of Ivo John Peraica, an asbestos removal worker who died in December from cancer caused by asbestos. The New York Supreme Court jury that heard Peraica’s case returned its verdict Friday, awarding $35 million to the Croatian-born…

$7.5 Million for Construction Worker

In the 1970s and 1980s a construction worker helped install underground water and sewer lines in California. This was his regular job, the way he made a living and fed his family. The lines included pipes manufactured with asbestos. Using asbestos meant the pipes would be easier to make and cheaper to produce (increasing profit…

Widower Receives Mesothelioma Verdict

When she was hospitalized in 2008 for stomach pain, the 56-year-old Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., homemaker and grandmother had no idea she would be dead scant months later. Initially, she thought the pain was somehow connected to the appendix removed in her teen years, since it felt similar. But no. A CAT scan revealed intestinal blockage,…

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