The law firm of Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC is announcing a total of $2 million in settlements on behalf of a Rochester, New York man and his wife against several distributors and manufacturers of industrial equipment and asbestos-containing products. The plaintiff was previously employed as a millwright at Kodak Park in Rochester, NY from 1954-1990.
The case settled at jury selection after nine months of litigation. The plaintiff claimed that his mesothelioma was caused by exposure to equipment that was covered with exterior insulation. Equipment included pumps, valves, boilers, and turbines.