Posts Tagged ‘asbestos’

Asbestos Victim Awarded $8.75 Million in Mesothelioma Lawsuit

by Found Inon September 20, 2016
In his 20s, David Hoff entered the world of work as a carpenter and drywall hanger. Now 65 years old, Hoff is suffering from mesothelioma – a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos – that he contracted by inhaling the toxic, asbestos-laden drywall dust all those years ago. Recently, Hoff was awarded $8.75 […]

Asbestos Wrongful Death Settlement from Goodyear Paid To Family

by Found Inon September 18, 2016
A surviving wife of a Navy aircraft repairman, whose details have only been released to the press as “Patrick D.,” was offered a settlement in a case against Tire & Rubber Co. The terms were confidential, but the wife of Patrick D., known as Patti D., received the asbestos wrongful death settlement as the result […]

Sikorsky Aircraft Faces Class Action Lawsuit for Mesothelioma

by Found Inon September 15, 2016
Several plaintiffs have come forward with a class action lawsuit for mesothelioma in a case against Stratford, Connecticut-based helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft. Since the exposure happened recently, the victims are pursuing compensation for future medical monitoring and treatment of any asbestos-related conditions. The case is a rare example of a class action lawsuit for mesothelioma that is […]

Mesothelioma Settlements Amounts on the Rise: Reuters

by Found Inon September 14, 2016
According to a Reuters special report, mesothelioma settlements amounts in 2012 rose dramatically compared to the decade before. The resurgence in claims corresponds to the prognosis of asbestos-exposed mesothelioma victims who had received their diagnosis just a few years prior. One case with nine defendants consisting of huge industry names like GE and Westinghouse commanded […]

Jury Awards $17M in Compensation for Asbestos-Related Disease

by Found Inon September 12, 2016
A jury in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida handed down a hefty $17 million in compensation for asbestos-related disease after a trial against construction products distributor and manufacturer Georgia-Pacific. The plaintiff was a former painting supervisor named Roy Taylor who worked on a project in Saudi Arabia in the late ‘70s. While there, he […]