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Huntington Mesothelioma Attorney Timothy Eves Helps Secure $32 Million Verdict for KY Man in New York City Trial

A jury has determined that companies failed to warn a former U.S. Navy boiler tender about the dangers of the asbestos exposure that led to him developing mesothelioma.

A U.S. Navy veteran who developed incurable mesothelioma while working as a boiler tender aboard several ships has won a $32 million verdict against the companies he accused of recklessly failing to warn him about the dangers of his asbestos exposure.
After an eight-week trial in lower Manhattan before Judge Joan A. Madden, the jury returned the verdict on August 17 in the Supreme Court of New York, New York County, in the case of Ronald Dummitt and Doris Kay Dummitt v. A.W. Chesterton, et al. (No. 190196/10).

The amount awarded included $16 million for past pain and suffering and $16 million for future pain and suffering. Mr. Dummitt, who served as a fireman, boiler tender and was eventually appointed to be a Master Chief Petty Officer, is now 68 years old. Continue reading