Mesothelioma – Mass Tort
Attorneys: Gene Riddle and Christopher Brantley
Plaintiff died of mesothelioma, a cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Plaintiff worked for the employer a few years during the 1960’s in two different states as a welder. Riddle and Brantley teamed up with attorneys Chip Hickey and Reid Acree and a suit was filed a case against the insurer for the defendant. A co-worker that worked with Plaintiff was located and was able to testify to the use of asbestos containing products as welders for the employer. The case was set for trial but fortunately a settlement was reached with the defendant prior to trial for $725,000.