Toxins

Mesothelioma causes death of auto parts worker: $11 million gross verdict for family. Alameda County.

Decedent was exposed to asbestos dust through his work with vehicle brake parts.  This trial was for damages only.

  • Case Name: Emily Bankhead, Tammy Bankhead, and Debbie Bankhead-Meiers v. ArvinMeritor, Inc., et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Auto mechanic wins $6.8 million verdict against Ford Motor Co. for mesothelioma. Alameda County.

Plaintiff was an auto mechanic with decades of asbestos exposure from Ford parts such as brakes, clutches and gaskets. He was forced to give up his auto repair business when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma. Majority of jury verdict was for pain and suffering.

  • Case Name: Patrick Scott and Sharon Scott v. Allied Packing & Supply, Ford Motor Company, et al.
  • Date of Verdict or Judgment: Sunday, November 18, 2012