$2.7 million pre-trial settlement ($4.5 million future value)
39-year old was exposed to airborne asbestos from asbestos containing pipes while working in Rockland County during summer vacations as a member of emergency sewer repair crews. Surviving wife and 5-year old and 5 month old children.
Libel, major NYC daily newspaper and real estate broker
Libel and slander
confidential five-figure settlement during discovery
Major NYC daily newspaper falsely reported that client had committed a crime based on an unverified report from a broker at a major Manhattan real estate brokerage firm.