Pa. Appeals Court Affirms $4.8M In Asbestos Verdicts
By Kat Greene (April 17, 2015, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday affirmed $4.8 million in damages verdicts for two women who had filed suit over their husbands' development of mesothelioma after long-term exposure to asbestos, finding the plaintiffs hadn't cashed in twice for the same damages.
Crane Co. had appealed two Court of Common Pleas verdicts handing $2.5 million to plaintiff Thomas Amato and his wife Jean and $2.3 million to widow Charlotte Vinciguerra, putting forward a variety of reasons the awards should be overturned, court records show. Among other things, the company contended the parties shouldn't be paid for both wrongful death and loss of...
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