San Francisco Jury Finds Chrysotile Asbestos Causes Rare Peritoneal Mesothelioma

A jury awarded over $1.9 million to a 71–year–old retired sheet metal worker, Genaro Garcia, who developed peritoneal mesothelioma from his prior on–the–job exposure to asbestos.
( Genaro Garcia and Delia Garcia v. Duro Dyne Corporation and Holmes & Narver, Inc. , 2005, Case No. 418098, San Francisco Superior Court, California)