Firm News: Mesothelioma: Page 21

$37 Million for Lung Cancer

On Friday, May 11, 2007, Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., a staunch protector of the rights of workers who have been recklessly exposed to asbestos, won Phase II of a reverse-bifurcated lung cancer trial against Robert A. Keasbey Company. The company was a former insulation contractor that also distributed asbestos products in the New York metropolitan…

$25 Million for Retired Police Officer

For more than twenty years, Weitz & Luxenberg has been winning asbestos lawsuits and securing out of court settlements for clients who were exposed to asbestos. Asbestos companies exposed people to their toxic asbestos-containing materials in a variety of settings — many of those settings were a workplace of some sort, but not all. We…

$47 Million from LILCO, Con Edison

A March 2003 article in the New York Daily News reported on a mesothelioma personal injury verdict/settlement regarding an ex-boilermaker who was awarded $47 million yesterday by a jury that blamed his lung cancer on years of working with asbestos. Robert Croteau, 53, of Pottstown, Pa., was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a fatal lung cancer, in…

$53 Million to Asbestos Victim

In one of the largest compensatory verdicts for a single plaintiff in the history of asbestos litigation, a New York jury on Feb. 8 awarded a mesothelioma victim and his family a $53 million verdict for his asbestos exposure as a brake mechanic (Patricia Brown, Individually and as Executrix of the Estate of Stephen Brown…

Navy Yard Workers Awarded $104 Million

New York jury rules against Manville Corp. in 2001 asbestos lawsuit, as reported in a news article below. As recently as December, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider reinstating the Travelers asbestos settlement, a $500-million settlement of asbestos lawsuits against the Travelers Companies, Inc., former insurers to Johns-Manville Corp. National Law Journal, 9/30/2001:…

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