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VERDICTS & SETTLEMENTS

 

$35.7
MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$35,700,000 verdict for 67 year old man who died from asbestosis as a result of exposure to insulating company’s thermal insulation over several years.

$35.7
MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$35,700,000 verdict for 67 year old man who died from asbestosis as a result of exposure to insulating company’s thermal insulation over several years.

   $9.32

        MILLION

AMPUTATION

$9,323,660.37 (90% apportioned to defendant) verdict for a 28 year old man, against his employer, railroad for a leg amputation resulting from the employer’s negligence.

$9.32

MILLION

AMPUTATION

$9,323,660.37 (90% apportioned to defendant) verdict for a 28 year old man, against his employer, railroad for a leg amputation resulting from the employer’s negligence.

 

    $5.97

       MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$5,977,482 verdict (50% apportioned to defendant) for a 69 year old man who died from malignant mesothelioma caused by a lifetime exposure to asbestos containing gaskets manufactured by the defendant.

$5.97

MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$5,977,482 verdict (50% apportioned to defendant) for a 69 year old man who died from malignant mesothelioma caused by a lifetime exposure to asbestos containing gaskets manufactured by the defendant.

 

$5.65
MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$5,650,000 verdict (70% apportioned to the defendant) for a 68 year old woman, who was exposed to asbestos containing talc used at a tile manufacturing plant for many years. The woman was diagnosed with and ultimately died from malignant mesothelioma as a result of her substantial exposure to asbestos containing talc.

$5.65

MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$5,650,000 verdict (70% apportioned to the defendant) for a 68 year old woman, who was exposed to asbestos containing talc used at a tile manufacturing plant for many years. The woman was diagnosed with and ultimately died from malignant mesothelioma as a result of her substantial exposure to asbestos containing talc.

 

      $5

       MILLION

CHRONIC TOXIC ENCEPHALOPATHY & ASBESTOSIS

$5,000,000 verdict for a 67 year old man who was diagnosed with a chronic toxic encephalopathy after being forced to work with toxic cleaning solvents by his railroad employer. The man was also diagnosed with asbestosis from working with asbestos products while employed by the railroad.

$5

MILLION

CHRONIC TOXIS ENCEPHALOPATHY & ASBESTOSIS

$5,000,000 verdict for a 67 year old man who was diagnosed with a chronic toxic encephalopathy after being forced to work with toxic cleaning solvents by his railroad employer. The man was also diagnosed with asbestosis from working with asbestos products while employed by the railroad.

 

      $3

      MILLION

CHRONIC TOXIC ENCEPHALOPATHY

$3,000,000 verdict (65% apportionment to defendant) for a 56 year old man who was diagnosed with chronic toxic encephalopathy caused by exposure to solvents while employed as a service attendant, machinist apprentice and machinist while working for a railroad in the 1970s and 80s.

 $3

MILLION

CHRONIC TOXIC ENCEPHALOPATHY

$3,000,000 verdict (65% apportionment to defendant) for a 56 year old man who was diagnosed with chronic toxic encephalopathy caused by exposure to solvents while employed as a service attendant, machinist apprentice and machinist while working for a railroad in the 1970s and 80s.

 

    $2.74

       MILLION

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

$2,740,000 verdict for a 51 year old man who was required to work with and around toxic cleaning solvents while employed as a machinist and machinist apprentice for CSX Railroad in the 1970s and 80s. He suffered irreversible brain damage causing extreme memory loss and other cognitive problems.

$2.74

MILLION

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

$2,740,000 verdict for a 51 year old man who was required to work with and around toxic cleaning solvents while employed as a machinist and machinist apprentice for CSX Railroad in the 1970s and 80s. He suffered irreversible brain damage causing extreme memory loss and other cognitive problems.

 

    $1.88

       MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$1,889,375 verdict (25% apportioned to defendant) for a 63 year old man who died from mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos gaskets while employed as a lifelong pipefitter.

$1.88

MILLION

MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS

$1,889,375 verdict (25% apportioned to defendant) for a 63 year old man who died from mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos gaskets while employed as a lifelong pipefitter.

 

    $1.52

       MILLION

LUNG CANCER

$1,521,938 verdict for a 79 year old pipefitter, who suffered lung cancer from exposure to asbestos containing gaskets and asbestos containing cement pipe manufactured by the defendants.

$1.52

MILLION

LUNG CANCER

$1,521,938 verdict for a 79 year old pipefitter, who suffered lung cancer from exposure to asbestos containing gaskets and asbestos containing cement pipe manufactured by the defendants.

 

    $1.52

       MILLION

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

$1,521,870 verdict for 64 year old pipefitter who was exposed to asbestos containing gaskets for decades.

$1.52

MILLION

ASBESTOS EXPOSURE

$1,521,870 verdict for 64 year old pipefitter who was exposed to asbestos containing gaskets for decades.

 

    $1.49

       MILLION

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

$1,498,500 verdict for 59 year old man, diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury from exposure to toxic cleaning solvents while working in a railroad machinist shop.

$1.49

MILLION

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

$1,498,500 verdict for 59 year old man, diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury from exposure to toxic cleaning solvents while working in a railroad machinist shop.

 

    $815

     THOUSAND

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

$815,946.60 verdict for a 62 year old man, who suffered a permanent brain injury as a result of exposure to harmful chemicals while working for a railroad for many years.

$815

THOUSAND

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

$815,946.60 verdict for a 62 year old man, who suffered a permanent brain injury as a result of exposure to harmful chemicals while working for a railroad for many years.

 

    $461

    THOUSAND

 

BRAIN INJURY

$461,600 verdict for a 74 year old man diagnosed with a permanent brain injury as a result of exposure to cleaning chemicals while working for a railroad in the 1970s and 80s as a laborer, service attendant and machinist.

$461

THOUSAND

BRAIN INJURY

$461,600 verdict for a 74 year old man diagnosed with a permanent brain injury as a result of exposure to cleaning chemicals while working for a railroad in the 1970s and 80s as a laborer, service attendant and machinist.

 

     $150

    THOUSAND

ASBESTOSIS

$150,125 judgment for a 63 year old pipefitter, who suffered asbestosis from exposure to defendant’s asbestos containing gaskets.

$150

THOUSAND

ASBESTOSIS

$150,125 judgment for a 63 year old pipefitter, who suffered asbestosis from exposure to defendant’s asbestos containing gaskets.

 

     $111

    THOUSAND

DOG ATTACK

$111,914.30 judgment for minor child who suffered a fractured orbital bone and facial lacerations from a dog attack.

$111

THOUSAND

DOG ATTACK

$111,914.30 judgment for minor child who suffered a fractured orbital bone and facial lacerations from a dog attack.

 

 

 

Appellate Decisions

              Published Decisions

                         Certainteed Corp. v. Dexter, 330 S.W.3d 64 (Ky 2010).

                         Clephas v. Garlock, Inc., 168 S.W.3d 389 (Ky. App. 2004).

                         Owens-Corning v. Golightly, 976 S.W.2d 409 (Ky 1998).

                         Parker v. Petter Supply Co., 165 S.W.3d 474 (Ky App. 2005).

                         R.T. Vanderbilt Co., Inc. v. Franklin, 290 S.W.3d 654 (Ky. App. 2009).

                        Becht v. Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp., 196 F.3d 650 (6th Cir. 1999).

                        CSX Transp., Inc. v. Moody, 313 S.W.3d 72 (Ky. 2010).

                        Rehm v. Clayton, 132 S.W.3d 864 (Ky. 2004).

                        General Electric Co. v. Cain, 236 S.W.3d 579 (Ky. 2007).

                        Equitania Ins. Co. v. Slone & Garrett, P.S.C., 191 S.W.3d 552 (Ky. 2006).

                        Metzinger v. Kentucky Retirement Systems, 299 S.W.3d 541 (Ky. 2009).

              Unpublished Decisions

                        Anderson v. Motorola Solutions, Inc., 2015 WL 5308091 (September 11, 2015).

                       Knoth v. Illinois Central R. Co., 2006 WL 1510782 (June 2, 2006).

                       Sargent & Green Leaf v. Quillen, 2011 WL 540316 (February 11, 2011).

                       Schneider Electric USA, Inc. v. Williams, 2019 WL 3763537 (August 19, 2019).

                       Younger v. Wehr Constructors, Inc., 2014 WL 1406716 (April 11, 2014).

                       CSX Transp., Inc. v. O’Bannon, 2006 WL 3107801 (April 11, 2007).

                       CSX Transp., Inc. v. Williams, 2008 WL 2779303 (July 18, 2008).

                       National Service Industries, Inc. v. Skaggs, 2013 WL 462158 (February 8, 2013).

                       Hayes v. Johnson & Johnson, 2021 WL 2988377 (January 29, 2021).