Received a rare defense verdict in asbestos litigation case under Longshore and Harborworkers' Compensation Act
Secured a rare defense verdict in a federal administrative law court, where the plaintiff sought recovery under the plaintiff-friendly Longshore and Harborworkers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). Plaintiff's damages arose from the mesothelioma-related death of her late husband, a 72-year-old electrician, who was allegedly exposed to asbestos while working in a naval shipyard. If liability was established, the plaintiff claimed damages in excess of $1 million.
Press Coverage: And the Defense Wins