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Georgia Jury Awards Just Under $5 Million at Conclusion of Former Paper Mill Employee’s Asbestos Trial

SAVANNAH, Ga. –– A Georgia state court jury has awarded $4,993,550.16 at the conclusion of an asbestos trial, finding for plaintiffs who alleged that exposure to lone remaining defendant John Crane Inc.’s asbestos-containing products contributed to the decedent’s development of mesothelioma.

The Georgia State Court for Chatham County jury reached the verdict on June 13; Judge H. Gregory Fowler entered final judgment in the proceedings on June 16, sources told HarrisMartin.

The plaintiffs asserted the claims on behalf of Perry Wilson Adams, contending that he was exposed to asbestos-containing products during the course of his employment as a ...

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