Mesothelioma & Secondhand Exposure to Asbestos - Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC
Housewife Exposed to Asbestos Dust From Laundering Husband's Clothes
Wife Exposed to Asbestos Dust Brought Home on Husband's Work Clothes
Secondhand Asbestos Exposure From Farm Tractor Brakes

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.