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Calif. Jury Awards Nearly $4.4 Million at Conclusion of Bowling Alley Owner’s Pericardial Mesothelioma Trial

LOS ANGELES –– A California jury has awarded nearly $4.4 million at the conclusion of an asbestos case brought on behalf of a former bowling alley owner who allegedly developed pericardial mesothelioma as a result of drilling holes into asbestos-containing bowling balls.

The California Superior Court for Los Angeles County jury reached the verdict on April 19 after seven days of trial and five hours of deliberations, sources told HarrisMartin. Judge Michele Flurer presided over the trial.

The verdict is believed to be one of the first to involve claims of pericardial mesothelioma, a rare form of the disease that ...

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