Jennifer Alesio - Selected Trials & Verdicts

Jennifer L. Alesio is a Senior Trial Associate and Los Angeles Managing Attorney at Brayton Purcell LLP. Ms. Alesio has tried asbestos personal injury and wrongful death mesothelioma, lung cancer, colon cancer, esophageal cancer and asbestosis cases in California (San Francisco, Alameda, Sacramento, Solano, Fresno, Orange and Los Angeles Counties) and Oregon. Ms. Alesio's trial successes include one of the Top Plaintiff's Verdicts of 2014 ( Robert & Linda Whalen vs. John Crane, Inc. ), recognized by the Daily Journal.

The following list, which is updated regularly, provides a selection of her recent trial work.

  • 2017
    • Robert and Bonnie Sprague v. John Crane Inc.
      Multnomah County Circuit Court
      Judge: Hon. Stephen Bushong
      Trial Type: Personal Injury - Mesothelioma - Negligence and Products Liability
      Verdict: $5,743,853
      3 Weeks, July-August 2017
      Press: The Oregonian

    • Walter & Barbara Hunt v. Sequoia Ventures, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Chatsworth), California
      Judge: Hon. Randy Rhodes
      Trial Type: Products Liability-Negligence-Asbestosis
      Case Settled during Voir Dire: Excess of $495,000
      1 week, July 2017

    • Dawn Steadman, et al. v. ExxonMobil et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Stanley Mosk), California
      Judge: Hon. Maryann Murphy
      Trial Type: Negligence-Wrongful Death- Mesothelioma
      Case Settled during Voir Dire: Excess of $1,000,000
      2 weeks, June 2017

    • Vivian Reynolds, et al. v. Cooper Industries, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Stanley Mosk), California
      Judge: Hon. Charles Palmer
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Wrongful Death- Mesothelioma
      Case Settled after Jury Selection: Excess of $750,000
      2 weeks, May 2017

    • Donald Silva. v.Gasket Manufacturing Company, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Long Beach), California
      Judge: Hon. Michele Flurer
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Asbestosis
      Case Settled after Opening Statements: Excess of $100,000
      2 weeks, February 2017

    • Billie Hobbs, et al. v. Parsons Infrastructure & Technology Group, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Van Nuys), California
      Judge: Hon. James Kaddo
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Wrongful Death- Smoking- Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Motions in limine: Excess of $325,000
      1 week, January 2017
  • 2016

    • Kathy Butcher, et al. v. Amcord, Inc., et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Stanley Mosk), California
      Judge: Hon. Charles Palmer
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Wrongful Death- Asbestosis
      Case Settled after Motions in limine: Excess of $175,000
      2 weeks, November-December 2016

    • Lester & Annie Robbins v. Howard Supply Company, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Long Beach), California
      Judge: Hon. Michele Flurer
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Asbestosis
      Case Settled at the close of Plaintiffs' Case-In-Chief: Excess of $250,000
      2 weeks, October 2016

    • Vora Doss, et al.v.Napa Builders Supply, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Van Nuys), California
      Judge: Hon. James Kaddo
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Smoking Lung Cancer
      Case Settled following Mistrial for Juror Misconduct: Excess of $525,000
      2 weeks, September 2016

    • Charles Galvan v. CalPortland Company, et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Chatsworth), California
      Judge: Hon. Randy Rhodes
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis Case Settled during plaintiff's case in chief: Excess of $275,000
      2 weeks, August 2016

    • Lloyd & Judith Cerasaro v.Goodyear Tire & Rubber Coompany,. et al.
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Central Civil West), California
      Judge: Hon David S. Cunningham
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Pharyngeal Cancer -Asbestosis/Pleural Disease
      Case Settled during Motions in Limine: Excess of $250,000
      1 week, July 2016

    • Wayne & Agnes Van Wyck v. Fraser Boiler Services, Inc., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles, California
      Judge: Hon. Stephen Moloney
      Trial Type: Negligence-Contractor-Mesothelioma
      Case Settled after Opening Statements: Excess of $2,300,000
      2 weeks, May-June 2016

    • Leslie Burdette v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Long Beach), California
      Judge: Hon. Michele Flurer
      Trial Type: Products Liability–Negligence–Smoking Lung Cancer
      Case Settled during Plaintiff’s case-in-chief: Excess of $330,000
      2 weeks, April-May 2016

    • Bonnie Mihovilovich et al. v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Chatsworth), California
      Judge: Hon. Randy Rhodes
      Trial Type: Products Liability–Wrongful Death– Asbestosis
      Case Settled after Plaintiffs’ Opening Statement: Excess of $135,000
      2 weeks, March 2016

    • Jessica Riley, et al. v. Fluor Corporation, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Charles Palmer
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence- Wrongful Death- Smoking -Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Jury Selection: Excess of $140,000
      1 week, March 2016

    • Otto Wulff v.Water Applications Distribution Group, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Central Civil West), California
      Judge: Hon. Lia Martin
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis
      Case Settled after Jury Selection: Excess of $150,000
      3 weeks, February-March 2016

    • Leo Romero v. CalPortland Company, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Van Nuys), California
      Judge: Hon. Paul Bacigalupo
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis
      Case Settled during plaintiff’s case in chief: Excess of $100,000
      2 weeks, February 2016

    • Jay Fair v. Dap, Inc. et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Santa Monica), California
      Judge: Hon. Lawrence Cho
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis/Pleural Disease
      Case Settled during Motions in Limine: Excess of $265,000
      2 weeks, January-February 2016

    • Linda Nielson et al. v. J-M Manufacturing Company, Inc.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability - Negligence - Smoking - Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Plaintiffs' Opening Statement: Excess of $300,000
      2 weeks, January 2016

    • Marie Bidinost, et al. v. Goodman Lumber Company, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability - Negligence - Smoking - Lung Cancer
      Case Settled prior to Plaintiffs' Opening Statement: Excess of $600,000
      2 weeks, January 2016
  • 2015
    • Richard Whittenburg v. Kaiser Gypsum, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Solano
      Judge: Hon. Paul Beeman
      Trial Type: Products Liability - Negligence - Smoking - Lung Cancer
      Case Settled During Plaintiffs' Case-In-Chief: Excess of $680,000
      3 weeks, December 2015

    • Gary Sisto v. Amcord Inc, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles
      Judge: Hon. John Kralik
      Trial Type: Products Liability - Negligence - Smoking - Lung Cancer
      Case Settled During Plaintiffs Case-in-Chief: Excess of $750,000
      3 weeks, October-November 2015

    • Ralph Schwebel v. Amcord, Inc.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Santa Monica)
      Judge: Hon. Lawrence Cho
      Trial Type: Negligence - Product Liability - Smoking - Lung Cancer
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 470,000 as to all case defendants
      3 weeks, July 2015

    • Richard Borchart v. Crane Co.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Chatsworth)
      Judge: Hon. Graciela Freixes
      Trial Type: Negligence - Product Liability - Asbestosis
      Case resolved during Motions in Limine: in excess of $ 135,000 as to all case defendants
      1 week, June 2015

    • James Lackey v. Sequoia Ventures, Inc.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Chatsworth)
      Judge: Hon. Randy Rhodes
      Trial Type: Negligence - Product Liability - Smoking - Pharyngeal Cancer
      Case resolved during Motions in Limine: in excess of $ 680,000 as to all case defendants
      1 week, May 2015

    • Charles Van Norman v. Bell Industries, Inc.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Van Nuys)
      Judge: Hon. James Kaddo
      Trial Type: Negligence - Product Liability - Supplier -Mesothelioma
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 2,600,000 as to all case defendants
      3 weeks, April 2015

    • Roderick Johnston v. Kaiser Gypsum, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles (Van Nuys)
      Judge: Hon. Elizabeth Lippitt
      Trial Type: Negligence - Product Liability - Smoking Lung Cancer
      Case resolved during Motions in Limine: in excess of $690,000 as to all case defendants
      2 weeks, January 2015

    • Eddie Gentry, et al v. Amcord, Inc., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Orange
      Judge: Hon. Kim Dunning
      Trial Type: Negligence - Product Liability - Asbestos Pleural Disease
      Case resolved during Motions in Limine: in excess of $170,000 as to all case defendants
      1 week, January 2015
  • 2014

    • John Santillan, Henry Goring, Charles Patterson v. Crane Co., Douglas Insulation Company, Inc., Golden Gate Drywall, Inc., Georgia-Pacific, LLC., Thomas Dee Engineering Company, J.T. Thorpe & Son, Inc., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O’Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Personal Injury - Asbestosis - Plumber - Machinist Mate - Negligence and Products Liability
      Case resolved during jury selection, in excess of $400,000 as to all case defendants
      2 weeks, December 2014

    • Richard Lund v. Certainteed Corporation, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O’Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Smoking Lung Cancer
      Case Settled during plaintiffs case-in-chief: in excess of $399,000 as to all case defendants
      2 weeks, November 2014

    • Robert & Linda Whalen vs. John Crane, Inc.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Alameda (Hayward), California
      Judge: Hon. Victoria Kolakowski
      Trial Type: Negligence - Products Liability - Mesothelioma
      Verdict: $70,861,113
      6 weeks, September-October 2014
      Top Plaintiff's Verdicts of 2014 (Daily Journal)
      Closing Argument
      Press: Legal Newsline
      Press: San Jose Mercury News
      Press: East Bay Times
      Press: Harris Martin Publishing

    • Victor & Sandra Self v. Taub-Co Management, Inc. et al
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Alameda (Hayward), California
      Judge: Hon. Victoria Kolakowski
      Trial Type: Negligence-Contractor -Smoking Lung Cancer
      Mr. Self's passed away during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: settlements in Excess of $1,050,000
      4 weeks, July-August 2014

    • Perry Williams v. The Scott Company of California, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Alameda, California
      Judge: Hon. Jo-Lynne Q. Lee
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Contractor -Smoking Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Voir Dire: Excess of $200,000
      2 weeks, June 2014

    • Charles F. Peterson, et al v. San Francisco Gravel, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O’Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Pleural Disease
      Case Settled after Opening Statements: Excess of $230,000
      3 weeks, May 2014

    • Kenneth Ellingsen, et al v. Goodman Lumber, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O’Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis
      Case Settled after Opening Statements: Excess of $260,000
      3 weeks, May 2014

    • SF Group 622 v. CBS Corporation, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O’Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis/Pleural Disease
      Cases Settled during Motions in Limine: Excess of $300,000 group total.
      2 weeks, April 2014

    • Otis Glover v. Pacific Bell Telephone Company, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O’Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Asbestosis/Pleural Disease
      Case Settled after Voire Dire: Excess of $230,000
      1 week, April 2014
  • 2013

    • Janette Denham v. Clausen-Patten, Inc., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Newton Lam
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 4,900,000 as to all case defendants
      Two Months: July-August 2013

    • Cindy Lindley v. D. Zelinsky & Sons, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Newton Lam
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 1,800,000 as to all case defendants
      Two Months: July-August 2013

    • Frances Murphy v. San Francisco Gravel Company Inc., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Newton Lam
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 6,600,000 as to all case defendants
      Two Months: July-August 2013

    • Karen Valentiner v. Union Carbide Corporation, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Newton Lam
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 670,000 as to all case defendants
      Two Months: July-August 2013

    • Edward Tesar v. Crane Co., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Newton Lam
      Trial Type: Products Liability - Negligence - Personal Injury- Asbestosis
      Case resolved during voire dire: in excess of $60,000 as to all case defendants.
      Two weeks: June 2013

    • Geraldine Hilt et ux. v. Otis Elevator Company et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved during plaintiffs' case-in-chief: in excess of $ 9,000,000 as to all case defendants (inclusive of personal injury matter)
      Three weeks: April 2013

    • David Gerecke et ux. v. Crane Co. et al
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Machinist- Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved after jury selection at opening statements: in excess of $590,000.
      Two weeks: April 2013

    • Georgia Allen v. Owens Illinois et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved after jury selection at opening statements: in excess of $840,000.
      Two weeks: April 2013

    • Beverly Lee v. Owens Illinois et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved after jury selection at opening statements: in excess of $670,000.
      Two weeks: April 2013

    • Michael Villaverde et ux v. Fluor Corporation et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Insulator Wrongful Death - Pleural Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability
      Case resolved after jury selection at opening statements: in excess of $1,500,000.
      Two weeks: March-April 2013

    • Flora Olson et ux v. Timec Company Inc., et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: San Francisco County
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Insulator Wrongful Death - Peritoneal Mesothelioma - Negligence - Product Liability - Refinery.
      Case resolved after jury selection at opening statements: in excess of $3,500,000.
      Two weeks: March-April 2013
  • 2012

    • Dana Santiago v. Certainteed, et al.
      Superior Court: Alameda (Hayward), California
      Judge: Hon. Delbert C. Gee
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Personal Injury- Asbestosis
      Case Settled following Voir Dire: Excess of $260,000
      2 weeks, November 2012

    • Dominic Rielli v. Certainteed, et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Ernest H. Goldsmith
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Personal Injury- Esophageal Cancer
      Case Settled during Motions in Limine: Excess of $150,000
      1 week, October 2012

    • Sherlynn Suitor, et al v. Johnson Controls, et al
      Superior Court: Los Angeles, California
      Judge: Hon. Amy Hogue
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Wrongful Death- Mesothelioma
      Case Settled after the close of plaintiffs' case-in-chief: Excess of $1,850,000
      4 weeks, July-August 2012

    • Kenneth Jones, et al v. Honeywell International, et al
      Superior Court: Sacramento, California
      Judge: Hon. David W. Abbott
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Personal Injury- Friction-Colon Cancer
      Case Settled after Motions in Limine: Excess of $134,000
      1 week, July 2012

    • Betty Janiszewski, et al v. Rich-Tex, et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Wrongful Death- Lung Cancer
      Case Settled during Plaintiffs' Case-in-chief: Excess of $580,000
      2 weeks, June 2012

    • Shane Brandon, et al v. J-M Manufacturing Co., et al
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Wrongful Death- Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Opening Statements: Excess of $382,000
      2 weeks, June 2012

    • Charles Sumner, et al v. Oakfabco, Inc., et al
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Wrongful Death- Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Voire Dire: Excess of $216,000
      2 weeks, May 2012

    • Adelma Gilpin, et al v. Goodrich Corporation, et al
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Lynn O'Malley Taylor
      Trial Type: Products Liability- Negligence-Wrongful Death- Lung Cancer
      Case Settled after Voire Dire: Excess of $712,000
      2 weeks, May 2012

    • Marion Kosich, et al. v. Honeywell International, et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Suzanne Bolanos
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Survival/Wrongful Death—Friction—Asbestosis
      Case Settled During Plaintiffs' Case In Chief: Excess of $1,690,000
      6 weeks, March–April 2012

    • Thomas & Judy Metcalf v. San Francisco Gravel, et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Curtis E.A. Karnow
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Mesothelioma
      Case Settled During Plaintiffs' Case in Chief: Excess of $14,000,000 as to All Case Defendants
      4 Months, November 2011–February 2012
  • 2011

    • In Re BP575 v. Asbestos Defendants
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. A. James Robertson
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Asbestosis
      Case Settled During Motions in Limine: Excess of $960,000
      1st Chair, 2 weeks, October 2011

    • Wiley Utterback v. Collins Electric, et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. A. James Robertson
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Asbestosis
      Case Settled During Motions in Limine: Excess of $375,000
      1st Chair, 1 week, October 2011

    • Andrew Thompson v. Nacco Materials, et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. A. James Robertson
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Asbestosis
      Case Settled During Motions in Limine: Excess of $114,000
      1st Chair, 1 week, October 2011

    • William Tracy v. Douglas Insulation, et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. A. James Robertson
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Asbestosis
      Case Settled During Motions in Limine: Excess of $110,000
      1st Chair, 1 week, October 2011

    • Gillian Hensley v. Curtiss–Wright Inc., et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. John Stewart
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Wrongful Death—Lung Cancer
      Case Settled After Motions in Limine: Excess of $150,000
      1st Chair, 2 Weeks, August 2011

    • Robert Morgan v. Asbestos Corporation Limited, et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. Teri Jackson
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Laryngeal Cancer
      Case Settled After Motions in Limine: Excess of $530,000
      1st Chair, 1 Week, August 2011

    • Alan Ray v. Foster Wheeler LLC, et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. John Stewart
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Esophageal Cancer
      Case Settled After Motions in Limine: Excess of $675,000
      1st Chair, 1 Week, August 2011

    • Patsy Rood v. Cleaver–Brooks Inc., et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. John Stewart
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Wrongful Death—Lung Cancer
      Case Settled After Motions in Limine: Excess of $220,000
      1st Chair, 1 Week, July 2011

    • Thomas Hixson v. Asbestos Corporation Limited, et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. John Stewart
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Asbestosis
      Case Settled After Motions in Limine: Excess of $950,000
      1st Chair, 2 Weeks, July 2011

    • Giovanni Colombo v. Thomas Dee Engineering, et. al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. John Stewart
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Asbestosis
      Case Settled After Motions in Limine: Excess of $150,000
      1st Chair, 1 week, July 2011

    • Robert Verant v. Metalclad Insulation Corporation, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles, California
      Judge: Hon. Maureen Duffy–Lewis
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Personal Injury—Lung Cancer
      Case Settled During Plaintiff's Case–In–Chief: Excess of $1,770,000
      1st Chair, 2 Weeks, June 2011

    • Sandra Austin, et al. v. Del Webb, Fluor Corporation, et al.
      Civil Jury Trial
      Superior Court: Los Angeles, California
      Judge: Hon. Rolf Treu
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Wrongful Death—Mesothelioma
      Case Settled After Jury Selection: Excess of $5,000,000
      2nd Chair, 3 weeks, May–June 2011

    • Ina Coyle, et al. v. Crane Co., et al.
      Superior Court: San Francisco, California
      Judge: Hon. James Robertson
      Trial Type: Products Liability—Negligence—Wrongful Death—Mesothelioma
      Case Settled During Motions in Limine: Excess of $1,500,000
      2nd Chair, 3 weeks, January 2011