New York Jury Awards $22 Million In Asbestos Case Against Boilermaker

(July 14, 2016, 12:47 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — For the second time in June, a New York jury hit boiler maker Burnham LLC with a verdict in an asbestos case, this time awarding a $22 million verdict on June 24 and finding it 25 percent liable for a man’s mesothelioma, sources told Mealey Publications (Frank Gondar v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., et al., No. 190079-2015, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).

After doctors diagnosed Frank Gondar with mesothelioma, he filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court against numerous companies...
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