Attorneys’ obtained a defense verdict, defending the a welding company
Attorneys’ obtained a defense verdict, defending the a welding company. The case involved a 63 year old transportation service mechanic who contended that he developed lung cancer and died as a result of working with welding rods which contained asbestos. The defense contended that the lung cancer was caused by the decedents long history of smoking, including continuing to smoke after he was diagnosed with the lung cancer. The case was tried reverse bifurcated and after 40 minutes the jury returned a verdict for the defense after the first phase of the case.