Georgia Jury Returns $4,993,550.16 For Widow Of Asbestos-Exposed Mechanic

(July 14, 2016, 12:49 PM EDT) -- SAVANNAH, Ga. — A Georgia jury on June 13 awarded almost $5 million to the widow of a pulp mill mechanic exposed to asbestos in John Crane Inc. gaskets and packing and found the company 40.5 percent liable (Vera Letha Adams, et al. v. John Crane Inc., No. STCV1003924, Ga. State, Chatham Co.).

After Perry Adams contracted pleural mesothelioma in 2010 and died in 2012, his widow, Vera Adams, filed suit in the Chatham County, Ga., State Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him...
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