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California Man Awarded $4.8 Million in Mesothelioma Lawsuit

AP News reported that a Vietnam War veteran and retired school bus driver, Willie McNeal, Jr., was awarded $4.8 million by a California Superior Court jury that determined asbestos-contaminated talc led to his diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Whittaker, Clark & Daniels, a longtime talc supplier was ordered to pay McNeal $1.8 million in compensatory damages and $3 million in punitive damages.

Evidence was presented that an Old Spice powder product McNeal used for over two decades contained talc from a mine know to be contaminated by toxic asbestos.

Read the story from AP News.

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