$41,273,421 Verdict for Retired Local #38 Plumber in San Francisco, California

A unanimous San Francisco jury found Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc., a manufacturer of joint compounds and wallboard materials, guilty of acting with oppression or malice by clear and convincing evidence. ( John Casey and Patricia Casey v. Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc., et al. , 2011 Case No. CGC–10–275517, San Francisco Superior Court)