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$7.55 M asbestos verdict awarded to Power Plant worker in Boston, Massachusetts mesothelioma trial against lone defendant.
A Boston jury handed down a verdict of $7.55 million dollars to a power plant worker and his wife against New England Insulation (NEI), which sold, distributed, ripped out, and installed asbestos insulation material until the early 1970s. Gerald Sylvestre, who was a former worker who oversaw equipment for a New Hampshire power plant, was exposed to asbestos by NEI workers performing asbestos insulation work at the power plant. As a result, Mr. Sylvestre was diagnosed with mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer, in 2015. He is currently undergoing treatment.
Civil Action No. 15-7031 Sylvestre et al v. New England Insulation Company
Trial length: 8 days Deliberation Length: 3.5 hours
Middlesex County Superior Court, Common Wealth of Massachusetts
Hon. Heidi E. Brieger, presiding
Disclaimer – Results obtained depend on the facts of each case. Award amounts are not actual cash amounts received by plaintiffs. Deductions are made for offsets, liens, attorney fees and expenses.
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