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$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…

$423 Million MTBE Settlement

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has secured a landmark MTBE settlement against some of the country’s biggest oil companies, which have agreed to pay $423 million in a suit involving the contamination of 153 public water systems nationally. Of the settlement, Robert Gordon of Weitz & Luxenberg said, “This is an excellent settlement on behalf of…

$1.4 Million for Woman Struck by Ambulance

Pedestrians are the largest at-risk group related to car accidents, comprising one half of all roadway fatalities, according to New York State highway statistics. Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. is an ardent defender of those victimized by such accidents and who suffer catastrophic injuries as a result. On Monday, December 17, 2007, the firm secured a…

$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…

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