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More Money Recovered Than Any Group of Attorneys

The MesoLawyersCare law firms have combined recovered more money than any group of mesothelioma attorneys. MesoLawyersCare attorneys have obtained both the #1 largest compensatory damages mesothelioma verdict ($30.3 million) and the #1 largest punitive damages mesothelioma verdict ($18 million) ever upheld on appeal in the history of asbestos litigation.

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Some of Our Recent Verdicts and Settlements:

CLIENTDOLLAR AMOUNTSUMMARY
Consolidated Mesothelioma Plaintiffs$200,000,000177 plaintiffs simultaneously were sent to trial in meso-asbestos trials in Cook County, Illinois. During the trials Kevin J. Conway, William R. Fahey, John D. Cooney, Bob Cooney and lawyers at Cooney & Conway settled the matters for a total of over 200 million dollars. It was the highest personal injury settlement in Illinois.
Consolidated Mesothelioma Plaintiffs$90,500,000Eleven families from Manville, NJ, represented by New Jersey mesothelioma lawyers from Levy Konigsberg LLP, receive groundbreaking $90.5 Million in wrongful death verdicts against the foreign companies that sold asbestos to Johns-Manville in 1950s - 1980s.
William Falloon$64,650,000$64,650,000 verdict reached in New York, NY against Westinghouse Electric.
Alfredo Hernandez$55,500,000Plaintiff Alfredo Hernandez was awarded $55,500,000 following exposure to asbestos.
Consorti, Luchnick, Pulizzi, and Tabolt$47,150,000LK mesothelioma lawyers Robert I. Komitor and Moshe Maimon represented four individuals suffering from mesothelioma in a consolidated trial in New York Federal Court, Southern District against LIRR.
Skaggs$35,700,000$35.7 Million compensation for the family of a man diagnosed with asbestosis after being exposed in Muhlenberg County, in Kentucky.(Skaggs)
James H.$35,100,000After deliberating on the evidence presented by Mr. Fahey and his co-counsel and hearing their arguments, the jury awarded Mr. H. over $35.1 million in damages.
Louis William Tyler$32,800,000California verdict which found American Optical Corporation was responsible for Mr. Tyler developing mesothelioma.
Susan M. Buttitta$30,300,000New Jersey Appellate Division upholds the state’s largest $30.3 Million mesothelioma compensation verdict in a lawsuit brought by LK’s client Susan M. Buttitta both individually and on behalf of the estate of her late husband Mark Buttitta, who died of mesothelioma.
Mr. & Mrs. Grigg$27,342,500The jury awarded Mrs. Grigg $12,000,000 in damages for her pain and suffering, Mr. Grigg $4,000,000 in damages for his loss of consortium, and $342,500 in economic damages. The jury also levied an $11,000,000 punitive damages verdict against Owens-Illinois, Inc.
City of Baltimore$23,000,000LK attorney Stanley J. Levy obtained a compensatory and punitive verdict on behalf of the City of Baltimore for recovery of its asbestos abatement costs against suppliers of asbestos-containing spray materials.
Bernard Mayer and the estate of Noah Pride$22,000,000Former apprentice electrician at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Navy and Merchant Marines seaman awarded mesothelioma compensation verdict of $22 Million for their mesothelioma cancer caused by asbestos exposure.
Bill and Vonda Hardcastle$20,500,000Kazan Law principals Dianna Lyons and Frank Fernandez successfully tried the case against J-M A/C Pipe Corporation.
Karen Peterson and Jeffrey Peterson$20,000,000An Alameda County Superior Court jury found Hill Brothers Chemical Company responsible for mesothelioma.
John Matteson and Natalie B. Lustenring$19,500,000Mesothelioma compensation verdict of $19.5 Million was awarded by a New York jury to former apprentice electrician at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and maintenance mechanic at the Pfizer manufacturing plant in Brooklyn, New York, both represented by mesothelioma lawyers from Levy Konigsberg LLP.
Consolidated Mesothelioma Plaintiffs$18,500,000In a consolidated trial on behalf of Brooklyn Navy Yard workers, LK mesothelioma attorneys Moshe Maimon and Robert I. Komitor represented 32 plaintiffs who had developed a variety of asbestos-related diseases including asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis, colon cancer, and mesothelioma.
Consolidated Mesothelioma Plaintiffs$18,200,000LK mesothelioma lawyers represented five individuals, who died from mesothelioma, whose cases were tried in New York State Supreme Court.
Mr. & Mrs. Bankhead$17,470,000The jury found that all defendants defectively designed their brakes, failed to adequately warn consumers and customers of the dangers the brakes posed, were negligent, and intentionally concealed information that could have prevented the harm Mr. Bankhead suffered, all of which contributed to causing Mr. Bankhead’s mesothelioma.
Blackburn$16,985,000Verdict reached in Dallas, TX for $16,985,000 for the plaintiff after suffering from asbestosis.
Nemeth$16,500,000LK achieved a $16.5 million verdict against a cosmetic talc distributor in the first-of-its-kind trial on behalf of a Long Island peritoneal mesothelioma victim who used cosmetic talc for over a decade.
Consolidated Mesothelioma Plaintiffs$14,300,000LK mesothelioma attorneys Robert I. Komitor and Moshe Maimon represented five powerhouse workers in a consolidated trial held in the Federal Court, Eastern District of New York.
Ciletti, McPadden, Greff$14,250,000Three individuals suffering from mesothelioma whose cases were tried by Moshe Maimon in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Schelessinger$14,000,000$14,000,000 verdict reached in New York, NY against Owens Corning Fiberglass.
Scanlon$12,600,000$12,600,000 verdict reached in New York, NY against Owens Corning Fiberglass.
Kevin B.$12,300,000An insulator who died of mesothelioma, whose case was tried to jury verdict in the Circuit Court of Cook County by Cooney and Conway attorneys John Cooney, William Fahey, and Jim Hopkinson.
City of Baltimore$12,110,000LK attorney Stanley J. Levy obtained a compensatory and punitive verdict on behalf of the City of Baltimore for recovery of its asbestos related costs against suppliers of asbestos-containing pipe-covering insulation.
Frederick Schulte$12,000,000A shipbuilder who was repeatedly exposed to dangerous asbestos throughout his career, was awarded a $12 million dollar verdict in his case filed in Orleans Parish.
Donald Mueller$12,000,000New Orleans jury returned a $12 million verdict against Ameron International, and others, for the asbestos related mesothelioma that took the life of Donald Mueller.
Don Lee Henderson & Marlene Henderson$11,500,000An Alameda County jury found Eternit, Inc., manufacturer of enameled cement asbestos board, liable based on design defect, failure to warn and negligent supply.
Richard Chisholm$10,550,000Lawyers from Levy Konigsberg LLP won a $10.55 million verdict for the family of a man who died from mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure from talc mined and sold by R. T. Vanderbilt, Inc.
Collins$10,400,000$10,400,000 verdict reached in New York, NY against Owens Corning Fiberglass.
Fowers$10,309,000Verdict for plaintiff who was exposed to asbestos during his work as a machinist in the U.S. Navy.
Ulysses Collins and Cloristeen Collins$10,038,000An Alameda County jury found asbestos supplier Plant Insulation liable for mesothelioma.
Schroeder$10,000,000Verdict in Philadelphia, PA against Melrath Gasket, Inc.
William Rhodes$10,000,000Verdict of $10 Million awarded to a US Air Force veteran, who contracted mesothelioma as a result of asbestos exposure during his work as a residential heating oil serviceman.
Michael Burch$10,000,000Alameda County jury awarded a $10 million mesothelioma verdict to Michael and Cindy Burch, against defendant CertainTeed Corporation.
Consolidated Mesothelioma Plaintiffs$9,390,000LK mesothelioma lawyer Robert I. Komitor represented three powerhouse workers: two suffering from asbestos lung cancer and one suffering from asbestosis and colon cancer.
Robert Durbin & Wesley Roberts$9,250,000Working as ironworkers, boiler-makers and pipe-fitters in an Exxon Refinery from the 1950s to the 1960s, the plaintiffs were exposed to asbestos and both diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Rosenberg and Casale$9,000,000Asbestos lawyers from LK obtain two jury verdicts totaling $9 Million on behalf of two mesothelioma victims, a former electrician and pipefitter, and their wives.
Nolen$8,020,000Verdict in Los Angeles, CA against Foster Wheeler.
Richard Simpson$8,000,000Federal Judge from New York’s Northern District Court rules in favor of a former naval submarine shipyard worker who developed mesothelioma as a result of the exposure to asbestos contained in ship equipment supplied by General Electric.
Lewis Nash$7,700,000LK lawyers won a jury’s verdict against Navistar, Inc.
Kenney$7,555,000Verdict on behalf of a Louisiana man who was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma following decades of working around asbestos-containing materials at two John Crane Inc. manufacturing plants.
William and Debbie Condon$7,500,000Levy Konigsberg LLP obtained a $7.5M verdict, including a $1M award of punitive damages, for a victim of mesothelioma and his wife.
Daniel and Barbara Carlucci$7,300,000Levy Konigsberg LLP won $7.3 million for the family of a mesothelioma victim after a six-week trial against defendant Union Carbide.
Higgins & Johnson$7,150,000LK mesothelioma attorney represented two shipyard workers exposed to asbestos while working at the Brooklyn Naval shipyard.
Ralph P. North$7,000,000Levy Konigsberg LLP wins a $7 Million verdict for a construction worker who developed mesothelioma as the result of asbestos exposure at LILCO’s Northport power station in Long Island, NY.
Tripoli$7,000,000$7,000,000 verdict in Pittsburgh, PA. against Koppers Company.
Joan Robusto$7,000,000Verdict for the family of Joan Robusto against Whitaker, Clark & Daniels.
Jeff Emerson$6,951,000Verdict against Union Pacific in Oakland, CA. Jeff Emerson was an employee who passed from mesothelioma in January 2014 at age 69.
Patrick & Sharon Scott$6,825,000Verdict against Ford Motor Company for Kazan Law clients Patrick and Sharon Scott.
Angel Gomez & Daniel Tucker$6,640,000The first-ever asbestos compensation verdict against the US welding rods industry, awarded to two LK clients.
Jeanette Franklin$6,500,000An Alameda County jury found USX Corporation, successor corporation to Western Pipe & Steel shipyard, liable for mesothelioma that arose after childhood household exposure to asbestos.
Blandford$6,400,000Case against Garlock Sealing Technologies in Cleveland, OH with a verdict of $6,400,000 to the family of a pipe-and-steam-fitter who died of mesothelioma.
Note: Past results are no guarantee of future performance.

We are award-winning firms that have a national reputation built by some of the highest jury verdicts in the history of asbestos litigation. We are able to obtain the highest settlements possible for our clients.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you need a legal team to work for you that has a proven track-record of success and that will dedicate themselves to your case. MesoLawyersCare is a group of the top 4 mesothelioma law firms in the country. Our firms fight for the maximum amount of compensation for our clients and, because we care, we give back a portion of our attorney’s fees to mesothelioma research.

Together, over decades of helping thousands of mesothelioma victims and their families, we have recovered billions of dollars on their behalf and we continue to add to that amount every year.

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    The highest award of compensatory damages ever upheld on appeal in a mesothelioma case is $30.3 million.
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    The largest punitive damages verdict ever upheld on appeal in a mesothelioma case is $18 million.
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    There are over $30 billion in asbestos trust funds to compensate victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
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    There are more than 50 bankruptcy trusts accepting claims to compensate victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.
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    There are many “asbestos dockets” that permit living mesothelioma patients to obtain a jury verdict in less than 1 year.
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    In 2015, more than 2000 mesothelioma cases were filed in the United States.
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    In some mesothelioma cases, settlements can be obtained in less than 1 year.
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    Thousands of different companies have been defendants in mesothelioma cases over the past 40 years.
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    According to a 2015 study of 77 peritoneal mesothelioma cases, the average life expectancy (median survival period) was 75.7 months, or over 6 years.
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    According to a 2015 study of 77 peritoneal mesothelioma patients, 73.8% were living after 3 years, and 65.3% were living after 5 years.
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    According to a 2015 study of 77 peritoneal mesothelioma patients, 64% were treated with HIPEC and cytoreductive surgery.
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    According to a 2015 study of 303 pleural mesothelioma patients, the average life expectancy (median survival period) was 18.4 months.
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    According to a 2015 study of pleural mesothelioma patients, 73.1% were still living after 1 year, and 22.9% were still living after 3 years.
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    In 2015, the largest number of mesothelioma cases were filed in the following 10 courts: (1) Madison County, IL; (2) Cook County, IL; (3) St. Louis, MO; (4) Los Angeles, CA; (5) New York, NY; (6) Philadelphia, PA; (7) New Castle County, DE; (8) Middlesex County, MA; (9)Middlesex County, NJ; (10) Kanawha County, WV.
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    The states with the largest number of diagnosed mesothelioma cases are: New York, New Jersey, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia, Florida, Texas, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ohio.
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    There are about 3000 mesothelioma cases diagnosed in the United States each year.
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    About 1 in 100,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with mesothelioma each year in the United States.
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    More than 80% of all mesothelioma cases occur in the pleura (pleural mesothelioma).
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    Less than 20% of all mesothelioma cases occur in the peritoneum (peritoneal mesothelioma).
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    About 22% of all mesothelioma cases occur in women.
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    A history of asbestos exposure can be found in more than 80% of mesothelioma cases.
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    More than 30% of all mesothelioma patients in the United States were exposed to asbestos in the military.
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    Mesothelioma can be caused by laundering, or other household contact with, work clothing contaminated with asbestos.
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    Mesothelioma can be caused by work with (direct exposure) or around (bystander exposure) asbestos-containing products.
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    The average time between a person’s first exposure to asbestos and the development of mesothelioma (latency period) is more than 40 years.
 

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