Widow Awarded $1.75 Million in Landmark Asbestos Lawsuit Against John Crane in South Carolina

SPARTANBURG, SC – A jury in South Carolina has awarded approximately $1.75 million to the widow of a maintenance worker who died from cancer caused by asbestos exposure. The trial, closely monitored by Courtroom View Network, found that the asbestos in gaskets produced by John Crane, an industrial manufacturing company, played a significant role in the worker’s death. However, the jury did not grant the punitive damages requested by the plaintiff’s attorney. The verdict was reached after closing arguments were heard in the trial that began on March 18. Attorney Holly Peterson, representing the plaintiff, … Read more