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Mass. Jury Reaches $7.55 Million Verdict in Asbestos Bystander Exposure Case Against New England Insulation
September 22, 2017
WOBURN, Mass. –– A Massachusetts jury has awarded $7.55 million at the conclusion of a bystander asbestos exposure trial against lone remaining defendant New England Insulation, whose workers performed asbestos insulation work at the power plant at which the plaintiff was exposed.
The Massachusetts Superior Court for Middlesex County jury reached the verdict on Sept. 20, sources told HarrisMartin. Hon. Heidi E. Brieger presided over the trial.
Gerald and Marjorie Sylvestre asserted the claims, contending that Gerald Sylvestre’s was exposed to asbestos fibers in a bystander capacity at a New Hampshire power plant. The plaintiffs said that while Sylvestre was ...