San Francisco Jury Awards $1,083,000 in Asbestos Cancer Case

A jury awarded $1,083,000 to Merle Sandy, a 60–year–old retired pipefitter suffering from asbestos pleural disease, asbestosis and colon cancer caused by his on–the–job exposure to asbestos.
( Merle Sandy v. Exxon Mobil Corporation , 2006, Case No. 324212, San Francisco Superior Court, California)