N.J. Jurors Award $7.5 Million at End of Asbestos-Containing Cement Trial

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. –– New Jersey jurors have awarded $7.5 million to a New Jersey couple, finding that the plaintiff’s exposure to asbestos-containing cement in boilers caused him to develop mesothelioma.

Judge Ana C. Viscomi of the New Jersey Superior Court for Middlesex County presided over the month-long trial, which ended in a verdict on Jan. 14.

The jury awarded $6.5 million in compensatory damages and $1 million in punitive damages, sources told HarrisMartin.

Plaintiffs William and Debbie Condon filed the lawsuit. In it, the plaintiffs said that William Condon came into contact with Pecora’s Asbestos Furnace Cement while …


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