We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Cement Cos. Resolve Asbestos Case For $2.1M

Law360 (July 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two cement companies have settled a products liability suit involving a man who allegedly became sick after using their building materials, which contained asbestos.

As the trial against them headed into its second week, Kaiser Gypsum Co Inc. and Hanson Permanente Cement Inc. agreed to pay $2.1 million to resolve claims brought by a man and his wife in the Superior Court of California in San Francisco.

The case involved John Dachauer, 69, who worked as a plasterer for more than 40 years in the San...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.