The attorneys at Lipsitz & Ponterio have represented numerous individuals in their asbestos home exposure lawsuits. The settlements described below are for individuals who were diagnosed with mesothelioma as a result of second-hand exposure to asbestos.
$7.3 Million for a man who was exposed to asbestos as a child through joint compound (mud) and drywall work performed by his father.
$5.6 Million for a man who was exposed to brake dust as a child and teenager as a result of replacing and installing brake linings with his father on tractors and passenger cars.
$2.3 Million for housewife exposed to asbestos brought home on the clothing of her husband who was a plasterer. Each time our client did the laundry, she was exposed to the asbestos fibers and dust on his work clothing. She was diagnosed with mesothelioma.
$2.2 Million for a man who was diagnosed with peritoneal malignant mesothelioma in his late 30’s. He was exposed to asbestos dust as a teenager as a result of remodeling work and exposure to joint compound (mud), caulk and putty products. He also installed and removed brake linings, which caused additional asbestos exposure.
$2.1 Million for a wife of an electrician who was exposed to asbestos dust brought home on her husband’s clothing, hair and in his car.
$1.7 Million for a woman exposed to asbestos dust brought home on the clothing of her husband who was a brake mechanic. Our client was diagnosed with peritoneal malignant mesothelioma as a result of laundering her husband’s clothing. Our client’s husband was a brake mechanic, who also performed extensive remodeling work in their home. Our client’s exposure to asbestos dust began in her late teens.