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Verdicts and Settlements

  • Charles E. Thornton, et al., v. GEA Mechanical Equipment US, Inc., f/k/a GEA Westfalia Separator, Inc., Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Case No. 2017-006018 CA (42), Attorney Marc P. Kunen secured a $70,102,000 jury verdict on behalf of a 70-year-old former lab technician who contracted mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos at work
  • Hampton, et al., v. Pneumo Abex LLC, Case No. 13-CA-00974, In August of 2014, The Ferraro Law Firm secured a nearly $37,000,000.00 million jury verdict in Hillsborough County, Florida for a 65-year-old automobile mechanic who suffered from peritoneal mesothelioma
  • Sherri Hubbird, as Personal Representative of the Estate of David R. Ellsworth deceased, v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Case No. 2012-18904 CA (01), A Miami-Dade jury issued a $28,000,000 judgment against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a product liability case involving a deceased man who smoked Lucky Strike, Viceroy, then Winston from 1945 to 1993
  • Guilder v. Honeywell International, Inc. Case No. 07-36683, In April of 2008, the Firm received a $24,170,000.00 compensatory verdict against Honeywell International. The plaintiff was a shade-tree mechanic in college and a construction worker who died at the age of 52 from peritoneal mesothelioma
  • Garrison v. Union Carbide Corporation, et al. Circuit Court, Broward County, Florida Case No. 10-12353, Charles Garrison developed mesothelioma after a brief but intensive four-month window of exposure to asbestos. He received $20,646,00 in damages
  • Roy L. Taylor, et al. v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida Case No. 14-022141 CA (42), A Miami-Dade jury issued a $17,175,000 judgment against Georgia-Pacific LLC in a product liability suit involving a commercial painter who was exposed to the company’s asbestos-containing joint compound in 1977
  • McQuillin v. Perez, Former Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher Carlos Perez was ordered to pay $15 million in damages after being found liable in a civil sexual assault trial. Miami resident Amy McQuillin sought and received $9 million in punitive damages
  • Aubin v. Union Carbide Corporation, Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida Case No. 08-68233
  • Dorhout v. United States Gypsum Co., Case No. 99-11802 CA (42), In 2000, our lawyers received a $14,088,300.00 verdict from a Miami-Dade County jury for a 74-year-old who was exposed to United States Gypsum asbestos-containing products for two to three weeks. To the Firm’s knowledge, this was the highest compensatory damage verdict for a single case against United States Gypsum Co.
  • Plaintiff v. Banner Supply Co, et al. Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida Case Number 07-39380
  • Paula Font, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Luis Torres v. Union Carbide Corporation, filed in Miami-Dade County, Florida, Case No. 2010-041578, A Miami-Dade County jury returned a $14,000,000 verdict against Union Carbide Corporation in a case involving a decedent who passed away as a result of his mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure from performing drywall work
  • Richard Batchelor et al v. American Optical Corp et al, Our law firm secured a $12+ million verdict on behalf of a technician who was diagnosed with mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos. The jury sided with our legal team, finding the construction and civil engineering firm that oversaw maintenance at the power plant where our client worked liable for the damages sustained by our client and his wife
  • CuCulino v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Philip Morris USA, Inc., A Miami-Dade jury issued a $12,500,000 judgment against tobacco giant Philip Morris in a product liability case involving a Florida Keys man who smoked Marlboro cigarettes from 1965 to 2009
  • Rosa-Maria F. Britt v. Northrop Grumman Systems, Our law firm obtained a $9 million verdict on behalf of a widow whose husband died of mesothelioma. At trial, our legal team was able to refute the defendant’s claims that our client’s mesothelioma was not necessarily caused by asbestos exposure. The jury awarded $9.02 million against an aerospace and defense technology company
  • Moure-Cabrera v. Johnson & Johnson, Attorney Marc P. Kunen obtained a $9 million verdict on behalf of an 82-year-old school teacher suffering from peritoneal mesothelioma. This was the first verdict against Johnson & Johnson in the State of Florida for injury related to asbestos in its baby powder
  • Delisle v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., Hollingsworth & Vose Co., Crane, Co., et al. Case No. 12-25722 (27), In September 2013, The Ferraro Law Firm received an $8,000,000.00 verdict against Lorillard Tobacco, Crane Co. and Hollingsworth & Vose from a Broward County jury for a 73-year-old maintenance electrician suffering from mesothelioma
  • Joyce Moore, as Personal Representative of the Estate of David W. Moore v. John Crane Inc., Circuit Court, Broward County, Florida, Case No. 2013-011729 CA (27), Attorney Marc P. Kunen secured a $6,785,000 jury verdict on behalf of a widow whose husband passed away at 70 years old from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos from his work in a chemical plant
  • Galotti v. Owens-Corning Fiberglas Case No. 93-23982 CA (42), In 1995, the Firm received the largest of its time compensatory award in Florida for a mesothelioma case against Owens Corning: $6,250,000. Our client, Mr. Galotti, was a 46-year-old shipyard worker who suffered from mesothelioma
  • Fernandez v. Florida Power & Light Co., Case No. 11-17044 CA (59), In November 2014, The Ferraro Law Firm received a $5,670,000 verdict against Florida Power & Light (FPL) by a Miami-Dade County jury for the wife of Mr. Fernandez who died from asbestosis at 88 years old. Mr. Fernandez was exposed to asbestos-containing products while working as a boilermaker at numerous FPL power plants
  • In 2013, The Ferraro Law Firm obtained a $5,500,000 settlement in a medical malpractice and premises liability claim on behalf of the parents of a two-year-old little girl. The girl tragically died from a hospital-acquired fungal infection and meningoencephalitis
  • Williams v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida, Case No. 11-26313 CA (02)
  • Parsons v. Ford Motor Company, et al. Circuit Court, Broward County, Florida Case No. 05-12959
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corp. v. McKenna Case No. 93-22480-CA (42), In 1997, The Ferraro Law Firm secured the highest verdict ever in the U.S. for a single non-malignant asbestos case against Owens- Corning. Charles McKenna was a 62-year-old former pipe fitter who filed suit in Miami-Dade County and received a $5,000,000.00 verdict
  • Castillo v. E.I. DuPont de Memours and Company and Pine Island Farms, Circuit Court, Miami-Dade County, Florida Case No. 93-141699
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