James Nevin - Selected Trials & Verdicts

James P. Nevin is a partner at Brayton Purcell LLP. Mr. Nevin has tried numerous asbestos personal injury and wrongful death mesothelioma, lung cancer, colon cancer, other cancer, and asbestosis cases in California (San Francisco, Alameda, San Jose, Los Angeles, Solano, and Orange), Washington (Seattle), and Federal Court (United States District Court Western District of Washington & United States District Court Northern District of California). The following list, which is updated regularly, provides a selection of his recent trial work.

  • 2018
    • Gary & Linda Smith v. Caterpillar Inc., Gardner Denver, Inc., Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Markey Machinery, Rexnord Industries, et al.
      San Francisco County Superior Court
      Judge: Hon. Newton J. Lam
      Trial Type: Personal Injury -Mesothelioma - Negligence & Products Liability
      Settled as to All Case Defendants During Plaintiffs' Case in Chief in Excess of: $2,000,000.00
      3 weeks, June - July 2018
    • Evelyn Owen v. Cooper Brothers, Inc., FDCC California Inc., Marconi Plastering Company, Inc., Rudolph & Sletten, Inc., et al.
      San Francisco County Superior Court
      Judge: Hon. Kathleen A. Kelly
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death -Mesothelioma - Negligence & Products Liability
      Settled as to All Case Defendants After Opening Statements in Excess of: $4,300,000.00
      2 weeks, June 2018
    • Sandra Leonard et al. v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., et al.
      Solano County Superior Court
      Judge: Hon. D. Scott Daniels
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death -Mesothelioma - Negligence & Products Liability
      Settled as to All Case Defendants Prior to Motions in Liminee in Excess of: $2,750,000.00
      1 Week, April 2018
    • Judy Crim et al. v. Albay Construction Co, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Red-White Valve Corp., et al
      San Francisco County Superior Court
      Judge: A. James Robertson
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Lung Cancer - Negligence & Products Liability
      Settled as to All Case Defendants After Opening Statements in Excess of: $1,200,000.00
      1 Week, April 2018
    • Lori Hogg et al. v. Albay Construction Co, Republic Supply Co., J.T. Thorpe & Son, Inc., et al
      Alameda County Superior Court
      Judge: Hon. Ioana Petrou
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death -Mesothelioma - Negligence & Products Liability
      Settled as to All Case Defendants Prior to Motions in Liminee in Excess of: $1,400,000.00
      1 Week, April 2018
    • Geraldine Barabin et. al. v. Scapa Dryer Fabrics, Inc.
      Federal Court: Western District of Washington, Seattle, Washington Judge: Hon. James L. Robart
      Trial Type: Personal Injury - Survival - Re-trial - Negligence & Products Liability Verdict: $1,056,000.00
      Case Settled With Additional Defendants For Approximately $2,400,000.00
      2 Weeks, March - April, 2018
    • Nancy Casterline et al. v. Meeks Lumber Corporation, Navistar, Inc., Ford Motor Company, et al.
      Shasta County Superior Court
      Judge: Hon. Stephen H. Baker
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Lung Cancer - Negligence & Products Liability
      Settled as to All Case Defendants After Jury Selection in Excess of: $630,000.00
      2 Weeks, February - March, 2018