OKLAHOMA CITY, May 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/
— An Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals has affirmed an $8 million verdict awarded to the estate of an oil field worker’s stepson who died of mesothelioma
in 2016 at the age of 38.
Following the May 2019 trial, a Pontotoc County jury awarded compensatory damages to the family of Brennen James Atkeson, who as a child had been exposed to a raw asbestos product manufactured by Union Carbide Corporation and distributed by Montello Inc., and asbestos from drilling rig products manufactured by National Oilwell Varco. The jury found that Mr. Atkeson’s disease resulted from asbestos fibers and dust brought into his home on the clothing of his stepfather, Ronnie Pratt, and that the defendants were negligent and liable for failing to warn workers of the dangers of the products. Read the full article
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