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$3.8 Million for NY Boilermaker

A retired boilermaker from New York who was diagnosed with asbestos lung cancer chose Weitz & Luxenberg asbestos attorneys to obtain compensation from the asbestos companies that recklessly exposed him to asbestos. To date, Weitz & Luxenberg asbestos lawyers have secured about $3,800,000 in settlement proceeds. Exposed to Asbestos Decades Ago The man was first…

$5.5 Million in Asbestos Factory Deaths

A McLean County, Illinois jury awarded three widows $5.5 million in a lawsuit alleging their husbands were exposed to asbestos at a Bloomington factory. The men, Merlon Dukes, Bob Blessing and John Watkins, worked at Union Asbestos & Rubber Co., later called UNARCO Industries Inc., during the 1950s and 1960s. All three workers died of…

$2 Million for Illinois Postal Worker

Weitz & Luxenberg has protected the legal rights of workers since 1986. And in that time the firm’s mesothelioma lawyers have won several billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients injured by asbestos. A former Illinois postal worker charged in a lawsuit that he developed mesothelioma cancer from occupational asbestos exposure. After a three-week…

$4.5 Million Awarded in Construction Asbestos Case

A Clay County, Missouri, jury last week awarded a $4.5-million verdict to the family of a Kansas City construction worker who died of mesothelioma after working with asbestos-containing materials his entire career. According to the family’s mesothelioma lawsuit, the man’s exposure to asbestos-laden products contributed to his death. The construction worker, the family’s chief breadwinner, had…

$16.25 Million in Dental Tape in Asbestos Exposure

On Friday, June 27, 2008, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. achieved a $16.25 million verdict in an asbestos lawsuit on behalf of Marvin Penn, 71, diagnosed with the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma, and his wife Josephine Penn. The jury attributed 20 percent of the liability to the sole defendant at trial, Kerr Corp., a dental tape supply…

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