Buffalo Jury Awards $1.42 Million To Estate Of Mesothelioma Victim

(August 27, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT) -- BUFFALO, N.Y. — A New York jury on July 23 awarded plaintiffs $1.42 million and found defendant John Crane Inc. 100 percent liable for a man’s exposure to asbestos and resulting fatal mesothelioma, sources told Mealey Publications (Estate of William Voelker v. John Crane Inc., No. 801886-2013, N.Y. Sup., 8th Jud. Dist.).

William Voelker was diagnosed with sarcomatoid mesothelioma in 2013 and died on Christmas Day 2013, sources said. His family filed a negligence action in the Eighth Judicial District of the New York Supreme Court...
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