Past Results: Mesothelioma: Page 5

$190 Million Award for Clients

W&L won a landmark trial for mesothelioma victims at the end of July 2013. The eleven-week trial culminated in a $190 million verdict, the largest for a consolidated asbestos case in New York history. The case is the most recent sizeable success for the firm, which has earned billions since it was established more than…

$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…

$2 Million for Asbestos Exposure as a Teenager

Weitz & Luxenberg has reached a settlement in a major asbestos case, achieving an extremely favorable result for a recent mesothelioma client. This result follows in the footsteps of several other mesothelioma cases in which Weitz & Luxenberg has earned its clients substantial verdicts and settlements. Leonard Feldman spearheaded the effort, leading a team whose…

$22 Million Verdict Against Goodyear

On June 21, Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C., the nation’s premier asbestos law firm, was victorious in an asbestos-related lung cancer trial against defendants, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Goodyear Canada. After a five- week jury trial in New York State Supreme Court, the jury returned a verdict on behalf of both Weitz & Luxenberg clients,…

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