Know More About Asbestos and Mesothelioma

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People continue to be exposed to asbestos worldwide, which has been linked to mesothelioma and other diseases. Learn more online from mesotheliomanews.com.

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Baron&Budd,P .C. Mesothelioma Case Results The information listed below represents just some of the cases Baron & Budd attorneys have handled on behalf on mesothelioma victims and their families. It is important to note that Baron & Budd attorneys served as lead counsel for all of these cases, which means that they did not refer out the work to other law firms. Since some mesothelioma law firms refer out all of their cases it is important to for you to ask any law firm you are considering if they are a referral-only firm or if they practice law with lawyers on staff. Specific Results Depend on the Facts of Each Case. Past Performance Is No Guarantee of Future Success. $10,747,491.65 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses for a gentleman who developed malignant mesothelioma as a result of his exposure to joint compound as a construction worker in California. This case went to trial and resulted in a significant verdict in favor of the gentleman, his wife and children that was listed by a national legal publication as one of the top verdicts in the U.S. that year. The case subsequently settled. $6,484,234.86 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the widow of a California resident who died at the age of 50 after developing asbestos-related mesothelioma. He was exposed to asbestos while serving in the Navy aboard nuclear submarines during the 1960s. This case went to trial against the manufacturer of an asbestos-containing pipe covering product. The jury awarded a significant verdict, which was affirmed on appeal. Baron & Budd, P.C. 800 -946-9646 Main Of fice : 3102 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 1100, Dallas, T X. Other Of fices: Austin, T X; Los Angeles, CA; Baton Rouge, L A; Miami, FL . © 2 010 B a ro n & Bu d d, P.C .

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$5,277,369.29 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the family of a woman who was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 68. She was exposed to asbestos in construction materials while working in her family’s California home remodeling business. The case went to trial against the manufacturer of an asbestos-containing joint compound. The jury awarded significant damages, which were affirmed on appeal. $4,713,571.92 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for an ironworker who worked at a number of West Texas industrial sites throughout his career, and who was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 79. $3,978,982.78 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the widow of a gentleman who developed mesothelioma as a result of his exposure to asbestos while working as an engineer at a power plant. This case went to trial in Brownsville, Texas and resulted in a significant jury verdict, which was affirmed on appeal. $3,705,957.58 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the family of a pipefitter who worked in Texas chemical plants and refineries, where he was exposed to a variety of asbestos- containing products. He died at the age of 80 from complications related to his pleural mesothelioma. $3,667,988.06 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for an aircraft mechanic with worked at Texas airports, where he was exposed to asbestos. The case went to trial against the manufacturer of an asbestos-containing pipe covering product, with the jury awarding a significant verdict. The case subsequently settled. $3,662,333.90 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for a Texas resident who developed mesothelioma at the age of 70. Our client began his working career in the construction industry in the 1940s as a latherer/plasterer, and eventually formed his own construction company. He was exposed to asbestos-containing products throughout his career. The case went to trial, with the jury awarding a significant verdict against the manufacturer of an asbestos-containing joint compound product to which our client was exposed. $3,591,824.96 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the family of an Iowa gentleman who was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 56. He was exposed to asbestos at various construction sites where he worked as a sheet rocker, roofer and laborer. $3,580,617.89 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the family of a former custodian who developed mesothelioma as a result of his exposure to asbestos-containing products during the construction and remodeling of three Texas school buildings. At times, he would personally use asbestos-containing joint compound products to make repairs at the schools. He died of mesothelioma at the age of 60. © 2 010 B a ro n & Bu d d, P.C .

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$3,447,461.24 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the family of a gentleman with mesothelioma who was exposed to asbestos while working as a mechanical contractor at a variety of industrial sites in a number of states over the course of his career. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 71. $3,054,319.25 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for a Louisiana welder and his family. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 51. In addition to his asbestos exposure at various shipyards and industrial sites, he was exposed to asbestos brought into the home when he was a child because he lived with a sheet metal worker and a welder. $2,885,779.82 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the family of a Texas man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 49 who was exposed to asbestos while working as a machinist and a welder. $2,828,851.92 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for a gentleman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 62. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a young man in commercial and residential construction in Texas. $2,743,242.23 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for Texas man who spent his career in Texas oil refineries and chemical plants, working as a carpenter, insulator, painter and brickmason. Because of his occupational asbestos exposure, he was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 75. $2,730,032.65 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for a woman and her family. This woman, 63 years of age at the time of her diagnosis, suffered what is commonly called “household exposure” to asbestos. She was exposed to asbestos fibers brought home from work on the clothing of her father, a foreman in Illinois steel mills. Later, she was also exposed to asbestos brought home on her husband’s clothes from his work in construction sites in Iowa and steel mills in Illinois. $2,590,164.33 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for a Louisiana man and his family. He was 74 years of age when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma, caused by his exposure to asbestos as a laborer and millwright at a paper mill. The case was tried to a jury, which awarded a substantial verdict; and the judgment was affirmed on appeal. $2,519,175.05 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for a 62-year-old California man with mesothelioma who was exposed to asbestos while working in carpentry and construction. $2,484,790.77 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the widow of a Texas man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 74. He was exposed to asbestos during his career laying water and sewer lines. $2,472,637.32 Received by Client after Attorney’s Fees and Expenses, for the widow of a man who died of mesothelioma at the age of 58. He was exposed to asbestos as a salesman going in and out of construction sites in Pennsylvania. He was also exposed to asbestos as a child through his father’s work clothing in the family home. This type of exposure is commonly called “household exposure.” © 2 010 B a ro n & Bu d d, P.C .

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