Firm News: Mesothelioma: Page 15

AMMCO-Hennessy Handed First Asbestos Defeat by W&L

A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury this month handed Hennessy Industries, Inc. as successor to AMMCO Tools, Inc., its first-ever loss in an asbestos-exposure lawsuit despite the defendant company’s self-assurances that the grieving family of an Army veteran and automotive parts store owner who died of mesothelioma had no chance of winning, victorious plaintiffs’…

W&L Wins $20-Million Verdict for Mesothelioma Victim

The family of a former Navy shipfitter who died earlier this year of mesothelioma received a verdict of $20 million against a manufacturer of boilers that were insulated with asbestos, the law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg today announced.   It took just two hours for a New York City jury to decide at the…

$25 Million to 2 N.Y. Mesothelioma Victims

Riveting, heartrending, and —ultimately —persuasive testimony elicited by attorneys from the law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg led a Manhattan jury on Monday to award $25 million in damages to two victims of asbestos exposure, the plaintiffs’ attorneys today announced. The jury decided that Ivan Sweberg, 72, of Merrick, N.Y., who is battling mesothelioma, should…

Ford Ordered to Pay $11 Million to Mesothelioma Victim

A deceased New York mesothelioma victim and his widow were on Tuesday awarded $11 million after Weitz & Luxenberg laid out a compelling case against Ford Motor Co. The case was submitted to the jury just as the extended Memorial Day weekend was about to begin. But the panel took only until the next court-business…

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