Sunday, May 8, 2011

$322 Million Asbestos Verdict

Last Thursday, a jury in Smith County Mississippi awarded the largest asbestos verdict in United States history against Chevron Phillips Chemical and Union Carbide Corporation.  The award compensated Thomas "Tony" Brown, Jr. for future medical expenses, pain and suffering, and punitive damages.  Here's a link to the story from Laurel Leader-Call and the WSJ Law Blog story by Ashby Jones.

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