Widow Awarded $1.75 Million in Landmark Asbestos Lawsuit Recorded Gavel-to-Gavel by Courtroom View Network

Spartanburg, SC – A South Carolina state court jury has awarded approximately $1.75 million to the widow of a maintenance worker who claimed that exposure to asbestos caused his fatal cancer. The trial, which began on March 18, was closely watched as it unfolded. The jury deliberated for a few hours after hearing closing arguments before reaching their verdict. The plaintiff’s attorney, Holly Peterson of Simon Greenstone Panatier PC, argued that the husband’s mesothelioma, a terminal form of cancer affecting the lungs, was primarily caused by exposure to asbestos in gaskets produced by industrial manufacturer … Read more

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

Widow and Former Prime Minister Face Charges in Haiti President’s Assassination: A Shocking Twist Unveiled by the Judge

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A Haitian judge has brought charges against the widow of the late president and a former prime minister in connection with the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse last year. The judge’s decision marks a significant development in the investigation into the murder and raises questions about the involvement of high-ranking officials in the plot. Martine Moïse, the widow of the slain president, was charged with complicity in the assassination and participation in a criminal conspiracy. Former Prime Minister Ariel Henry, who took office just days before Moïse’s death, was also charged … Read more

Widow of Bicyclist Killed in Miami-Dade Crash Speaks Out After Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict

MIAMI (AP) – Miami-Dade Police has been ordered to pay a multi-million dollar jury verdict following a fatal crash involving a bicyclist. The widow of the man killed nearly three years ago spoke exclusively with CBS News Miami about the decision. Jeishy Zerpa, the widow of Juan Carlos Martinez, recounted the pain she continues to experience. “When I wake up on Saturdays, around the same time, I look at the clock and say this is when my life changed,” Zerpa said tearfully. Martinez was killed on the morning of February 27, 2021, when a Miami-Dade … Read more