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$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…

$1.975 Million in Appendicitis Death

W&L negotiated a $1.975 million medical-malpractice settlement on behalf of the estate of a 51-year-old New York woman who died in 2005 from a ruptured appendix. Lynette Ryan complained to her husband of nausea and vomited one August evening. In the morning, she was still feeling ill and having abdominal pains, so she went to…

$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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