Top 10 Asbestos Exposure Verdicts in the United States in 2018

Top 10 Asbestos Exposure Verdicts in the United States in 2018We are pleased to present to you the list of top 10 plaintiff jury verdicts obtained in an asbestos exposure case, in the United States in the year 2018. The list is comprised of personal injury and wrongful death actions that were tried either in a state or federal court.

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1
Amount: $4,690,000,000.00
Attorneys: Rachel Lanier, W. Mark Lanier, Lee Cirsch, Robert E. Leone, Michael A. Akselrud, Monica A. Cooper, Richard D. Meadow of The Lanier Law Firm; Eric D. Holland, R. Seth Crompton, Patrick R. Dowd of Holland Law Firm; Thomas K. Neill of Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.
Case: Martinez, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Conspiracy, Failure to Warn, Negligent Misrepresentation, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Intentional Tort, Failure to Inform, Talc Exposure, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability, Failure to Disclose
State: Missouri
2
Amount: $117,000,000.00
Attorneys: Moshe Maimon, Daniel C. LaTerra of Levy Konigsberg LLP; Robert E. Lytle of Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.; Denyse F. Clancy, Joseph D. Satterley of Kazan, McClain, Satterly & Greenwood
Case: Lanzo v. Imerys Talc America, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Defective Product, Talc Exposure, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New Jersey
3
Amount: $60,000,000.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. Blouin of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Macaluso v. A.O. Smith Corp. Burnham LLC, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New York
4
Amount: $43,100,000.00
Attorneys: Michael Shepard, Michael McCann, Erika O’Donnell of Shepard Law; Amber Long, Jerome H. Block, Robert Ellis of Levy Konigsberg LLP
Case: Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris, et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Tobacco, Toxic Exposure, Wrongful Death, Defective Product, Breach of Warranty of Merchantability, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: Massachusetts
5
Amount: $40,113,691.00
Attorneys: Daniel P. Blouin, Jim M. Kramer, Robert Woodward, Laurence V. Nassif, Timothy Thompson, Robert Woodward of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Twidwell v. Aerco International Inc.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: New York
6
Amount: $32,700,000.00
Attorneys: Jessica Dean, Kevin W. Paul of Dean Omar Branham Shirley, LLP; Bill Graham of Wallace & Graham
Case: Finch v. BASF Catalysts LLC
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Breach of Warranty, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Work Accident, Wrongful Death, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: North Carolina
7
Amount: $30,270,501.00
Attorneys: Scott D. Peebles, Robert Woodward of Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Case: Morgan v. CBS Corp., et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Defective Product, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
8
Amount: $26,298,000.00
Attorneys: Simona A. Farrise of Farrise Firm; Benjamin H. Adams of Dean Omar Branham Shirley, LLP
Case: Estate of Gomez, et al. v. Metalclad Insulation L.L.C.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Wrongful Death, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
9
Amount: $25,752,508.16
Attorneys: David C. Greenstone, Christopher J. Panatier, Conor R. Nideffer of Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC
Case: Anderson, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Talc Exposure, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California
10
Amount: $14,620,086.00
Attorneys: David L. Amell, Marissa Y. Uchimura, William F. Ruiz, Sarah E. Gilson of Maune, Raichle, Hartley, French and Mudd, LLC
Case: Barr v. Parker Hannifin Corp., et al.
Type: Asbestos Exposure, Failure to Warn, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Toxic Exposure, Workplace Safety, Mesothelioma, Negligent Tort, Strict Liability
State: California

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