Shipyard Worker Diagnosed With Mesothelioma After Alleged Exposure To Asbestos Fibers Awarded $25 Million Verdict By Newport News Circuit Court Jury.
A personal injury lawsuit award of $25 million has been awarded by a jury in Newport News Circuit Court to a former shipyard worker diagnosed with mesothelioma after allegedly breathing asbestos fibers while at a shipyard working on Exxon commerical oil tankers that were being repaired, according to an asbestos & mesothelioma personal injury lawsuit news report.
The jury in the asbestos & mesothelioma personal injury lawsuit reportedly awarded the plaintiff $12 million in compensatory damages, $12.5 million in punitive damages, and $430,961 in medical expenses, plus interest. The asbestos & mesothelioma personal injury lawsuit jury verdict award reportedly will be reduced to about $17.5 million.
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