$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.