18 Oct

$625,000 RECOVERY Asbestos

Posted by :Koles Burke

$625,000 RECOVERY Asbestos – History two pack per day smoking for 30 Years – Worker’s compensation suit due to decades of asbestos exposure – No evidence of pleural scarring or asbestosis.

Hunterdon County, NJ

This was a worker’s compensation case involving a decedent in his 50s who had been exposed to asbestos during some 37 years of work. The petitioner contended that the work exposure contributed to the fatal lung cancer to a material degree. The Respondent argued that Petitioner’s 30 year history of smoking two packs of cigarettes per day was the sole cause of his lung cancer.

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