Jury Awards $4.1M To Mesothelioma Victim’s Widow; Wire Maker 5 Percent Liable

(February 25, 2016, 12:39 PM EST) -- ST LOUIS — A Missouri jury awarded $4.1 million to the widow of man who contracted mesothelioma after asbestos exposure as an electrician, holding the lone remaining defendant 5 percent liable, sources told Mealey Publications Feb. 1 (Jean Urbach v. The Okonite Co., No. 1122-CC-10636, Mo. Cir., St. Louis Co.).

Keith Urbach contracted mesothelioma and died six months later in 2012. Jean Urbach filed suit in the St. Louis County Circuit Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly contributed to the disease and death. Jean Urbach...
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