$25,000,000 Mesothelioma Verdict in Virginia

Exxon Mobil – $25 million; VA Rubert Minton, a 72-year-old former shipyard employee in Newport, VA, worked as a repair supervisor on commercial vessels at Newport News Shipbuilding from 1966-1977 He worked on 17 Exxon commercial oil tankers during that time, breathing in asbestos fibers and ultimately contracting mesothelioma as a result

His lawyer told the jury that he had a life expectancy of roughly two years and faces a painful, frightening death The jury returned with a stunning settlement: $25 million dollars, of which $12 million is compensatory damages, $125 million is punitive damages and $430,961 is medical bill repayment The jury also awarded interest on the medical bills, bringing the sum to an even $25 million

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