We have achieved many significant victories in settlements for our clients. Below are a few statistics to illustrate our proven success.

Client Settlements

$5.1 Billion – settlement with Owens Corning, of which a record breaking $61 million was set aside for Puget Sound area claimants – believed to be the largest settlement of its kind in the Northwest.

$4.3 Billion – settlement with Halliburton, which allotted $30 million for asbestos claimants in our region.

$6,877,500 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 37. She was exposed to asbestos products from her father who worked in telephone line maintenance at Pacific Northwest Bell, n/k/a Century Link.

$6,342,039 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 47. He was exposed to asbestos from his father’s work clothes when he was a child. His father worked in asbestos removal at various shipyards including Todd Shipyard.

$5,688,572 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 58. He worked as a painter’s helper onboard the USS Ranger at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1975 to 1976.

$5,216,546 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 60. He worked as a foundry worker at Atlas Foundry in Tacoma, Washington.

$5,170,026 – to a man diagnoses with mesothelioma at the age of 59. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a boilermaker at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard beginning in approximately 1978 and lasting until the early to mid-1980s. He wore a 3M 8710 respirator, which failed to protect him from asbestos exposure. Additionally, he was exposed to asbestos carried home on his father’s clothing when his father was employed at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard from approximately 1970 to 1973, and at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1974 to 1975.

$4,945,728 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 62. He was exposed to asbestos from his father worked as a pipefitter at Todd and Lockheed Shipyards and carried asbestos home on his clothing and person.

$4,644,543 – to a man exposed to asbestos while working as an electrician for St. Regis Paper Mill in Tacoma and at Lockheed and Martinac shipyards. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 63.

$4,228,274 – to a woman diagnosed at the age of 80 with mesothelioma. She was exposed to asbestos from take-home exposure from husband who worked at ARCO Cherry Point Refinery from approximately 1971 to 1975 as an operator.

$4,143,800 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 61. He was exposed to asbestos by secondary exposure from his father who worked as a pipefitter at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, from 1953 through 1980. He also worked as laborer at an automobile repair facility in the mid-1970s with bystander exposure to asbestos containing automobile parts.

$4,011,177 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 41. He was exposed to asbestos by household exposure to asbestos from father’s work at United States Steel Plant in Mt. Iron, MN and Boeing Plant in Everett, WA and home remodel work.

$3,734,762 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 77. He worked as a water worker for the Cedar River Water Sewer District.

$3,376,043 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 67. He worked as an electrician onboard numerous ships while working at Todd Shipyard in Seattle.

$3,370,852 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 33. She was exposed to asbestos from household construction projects and from the asbestos brought home on her grandfather’s work clothes. Her grandfather worked at Alcoa Wenatchee Works.

$3,210,000 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 60. He was exposed to asbestos at various jobsites in Western Washington, including University of Washington Health Sciences and Medical Center, Hiawatha Community Center, King County District Court (f/k/a Surrey Downs Elementary) and Pacific Northwest Bell switching building located at 1122 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA. He also performed shade tree work on his vehicles in the 1970s and 1980s.

$3,117,500 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 40. He was exposed to asbestos products used or disturbed while the ferries were being maintained or repaired in shipyards, including Todd and Lockheed Shipyards in Seattle and Eagle Harbor Shipyard in Winslow, Washington.

$3,094,208 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 69. He was exposed to asbestos and asbestos-containing products while performing his duties with defendant BNSF at the Great Northern Hillyard, Washington diesel shop from approximately 1964 to 1966 and again in 1971. Areas of exposure include asbestos components of locomotives (gaskets, friction materials, insulation, etc.) and building materials used in construction of the shop. In addition, he was exposed to asbestos carried home on his father’s person and clothing while his father was employed by defendant BNSF at Northern Pacific’s Yardley Freight Yard and Shop facility from approximately 1946 until 1955.

$3,084,488 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 57. He worked as a water department worker for the City of Walla Walla.

$3,070,927 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 75. He worked as a pipefitter at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

$2,993,575 – to a man diagnosed at the age of 69 with mesothelioma. He was a lifelong mechanic and worked for the Snohomish County PUD in Everett.

$2,968,306 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 57. He worked as a brake mechanic at his company owned business in Raymond, Washington.

$2,935,987 – to a man exposed to asbestos from his father’s work clothes when he was a child. His father worked in asbestos removal at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and at Todd and Lockheed Shipyards. He received a diagnosis of mesothelioma at the age of 50.

$2,879,256 – to a man diagnosed at the age of 68. He was exposed to asbestos at Military facilities in the United States and abroad; Kodiak Power Plant, AK; Todd Shipyards, San Pedro, CA; Hanford Nuclear Plant, WA; as well as personal residences in Michigan and other States.

$2,874,588 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 43. She was exposed to asbestos from laundering her husband’s work clothes. Her husband worked as a core maker at Long’s Foundry in Hoquiam, Washington.

$2,806,904 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 63. He was a boiler operator while serving in the U.S. Navy from 1976 to 1977 and at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. The equipment he worked with were manufactured with asbestos containing gaskets, packing and insulation.

$2,658,850 – to a man exposed to asbestos while working as an electrician at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 53.

$2,550,335 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 54. He was exposed to asbestos from household construction projects and from the asbestos brought home on his father’s work clothes. His father worked at Lockheed Shipyard, Seattle, Washington.

$2,531,409 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 62. She was exposed to asbestos dust from her father, John Bollinger, who worked as an electrician at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, in Bremerton, WA. She was also exposed to asbestos carried home on her husband’s person and clothing while working with asbestos-containing joint compound for Columbia Asbestos.

$2,525,656 – to a man diagnosed at the age of 75 with mesothelioma. He worked as a career boilermaker onboard numerous ships while serving in the US Navy from 1954 to 1974 and at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1975 to late 1980s.

$2,485,127 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 60. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as an electrician at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1968 to 1971 and while serving in the U.S. Navy from 1971 to 1975. He was exposed to Quigley products throughout his career as an electrician.

$2,482,288 – to a man exposed to asbestos while working as a pipe fitter at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He was 55 when he received his diagnosis of mesothelioma.

$2,437,320 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 68. He was exposed to asbestos while working as an electrician at Al-Can aluminum plant in Canada and Intalco in Ferndale, Washington.

$2,409,045 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 70. He was exposed to asbestos products while working as a machinist helper at the Lockheed Shipyard.

$2,408,574 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 62. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a maintenance painter for The Boeing Company in Seattle, Renton, and Everett, Washington.

$2,400,765 – to a man diagnosed with sarcomatoid mesothelioma at the age of 68. He was exposed to asbestos products at Roberts Garage in Auburn, WA; and Chevron in Enumclaw, WA; Boeing Auburn, Renton & Seattle Facilities; Residential and Commercial Jobsites in Western Washington.

$2,362,806 – to a man diagnosed at age 61 with mesothelioma. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a boiler operator onboard numerous ships. He was exposed to asbestos when old boilers were removed and new boilers installed.

$2,291,823 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 64. She was exposed to asbestos containing products from her father who worked as a boilermaker at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

$2,275,000 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 65. He worked as a carpenter at numerous jobsites throughout Oregon and Washington States from 1972 to 2013.

$2,273,238 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 73. He worked as a career cement mason and floor installer at various locations in Washington State.

$2,267,500 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 71. He was exposed to asbestos from the removal and replacement of various asbestos containing automobile parts which his father owned and operated from 1951 to 1958.

$2,262,582 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 71. He was exposed to asbestos products at his father’s trucking business in Texas; Long Beach Naval Shipyard onboard the USS Eversole; Reynolds Aluminum in Houston, TX and Kent, WA.; Hostess Bakery in Seattle, WA; and Fishing boats in Sandpoint, AK.

$2,262,414 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 84. He was exposed to asbestos while working at the Union Pacific Roundhouse, LA Grande, OR; onboard numerous ships while serving in the U.S. Navy; City of Santa Clara, CA; Jim Crick Navy Radio Station, Arlington, WA.

$2,262,225 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 78. He was exposed to asbestos products at Shipyards, Industrial Plants and Commercial Buildings in Western Washington. He worked on new construction of U.S. Navy Ships Lockheed Shipyards in Seattle constructed pursuant to a contract between Lockheed and the United States Government. He also worked on refurbishment of Navy ships at Tacoma Boat during the Viet Nam conflict.

$2,220,099 – to man exposed to asbestos while working as a rigger at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He was 52 when he received his diagnosis of mesothelioma.

$2,211,181 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 82. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a laborer, pipefitter at various oil refineries, paper mills, and other industrial facilities in Washington State.

$2,202,009 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 33. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a security guard at a pulp and paper mill in Springfield, Oregon.

$2,191,017 – to a man exposed to asbestos while installing sprinkler systems at various commercial and industrial construction sites. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 70.

$2,155,365 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 66. He was working as a craftsman at Texaco Oil Refinery in Anacortes, Washington when he was exposed to asbestos.

$2,128,155 – to a career Navy man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 75. He was stationed on numerous ships where his duties included repair and changing valves, pumps and other machinery. He also assisted with the overhauls of various ships while in dry dock.

$2,120,400 – to a man diagnosed with asbestosis at the age of 76. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a machinist at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1947 to 1975.

$2,105,641 – to a man diagnosed at age 64 with mesothelioma. He worked as a phone technician at various locations owned by Pacific Telephone.

$2,094,246 – to a man at age 81 was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He was a career merchant marine working onboard numerous vessels and with the Washington State Ferries system.

$2,087,759 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 64. He worked as a welder’s helper, electrician’s helper and boilermaker’s helper onboard numerous ships at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

$2,064,729 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 54. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a plumber at ITT Rayonier in Port Angeles, Washington and ARCO Refinery in Ferndale, Washington.

$2,051,306 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 74. He was exposed to asbestos while apprenticing for a machinist at Todd Shipyards in Tacoma, Washington and San Pedro, California.

$2,046,462 – to the widow of a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 68. He worked as an electrician onboard various ships at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

$2,028,297 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 62. He was exposed to asbestos products through occupational exposure to joint compound while training as a carpenter at Fort Lewis, WA; and brake exposure at residences in Coeur d’Alene, ID and Fort Lewis, WA.
$2,017,972 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at young age of 48. She was exposed to asbestos when she assisted her mother with the laundry of her father’s work clothes which was covered with asbestos dust. Her father was a machinist onboard various ships at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

$2,005,342 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 58. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a welder at Reynolds Metals in Longview, Washington.

$1,988,413 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 75. He was exposed to asbestos products while working as a sheet metal worker at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA.

$1,960,867 – to a man at age 64 was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a union laborer at numerous industrial facilities and construction sites in Washington and Oregon States.

$1,955,098 – to a man exposed to asbestos while working on the construction of dry dock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington. At the age of 70 he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,947,728 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 73. He was an electrician who worked at a pulp and paper mill in Longview, Washington when he was exposed to asbestos.

$1,923,796 – to the surviving spouse of a man diagnosed at age 67 with mesothelioma. He worked as an asbestos insulator and was exposed to asbestos containing insulation, boilers and pumps at various jobsites including Potlatch Mill in Idaho, Boise Cascade in Washington, and at Hanford Nuclear Plant in Richland, Washington.

$1,919,598 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 78. He worked as a laborer and was exposed to asbestos products used in various construction job sites in Washington State.

$1,916,793 – to the surviving spouse of a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 50. He was exposed to asbestos while working around insulators and boilermakers at various jobsites including a pulp and paper mill in Springfield, Oregon during his career.

$1,900,084 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 66. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a millworker at Bethlehem Steel in Seattle, Washington from 1972 to 1974.

$1,895,007 – to the surviving children of a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 75. He worked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as an insulator.

$1,893,465 – to a man exposed to asbestos while serving as an electrician for the Navy. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 51.

$1,876,035 – to a man diagnosed at age 52 with mesothelioma who worked onboard numerous ships while in the U.S. Navy.

$1,871,585 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 79. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while serving as an Engineering Officer in the U.S. Navy.

$1,866,689 – to the surviving spouse of a man diagnosed at age 70 with mesothelioma. He was a fireman and boiler tech/tender while in the U.S. Navy.

$1,825,524 – to a man diagnosed at age 72 with mesothelioma. He worked in the boiler and engine rooms of ships at various shipyards including Bethlehem Shipyard in Quincy, Massachusetts, Todd Shipyards in Texas and Washington, and Lockheed Shipyard.

$1,817,262 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 64. He worked as a laborer, brake mechanic and carpenter at Todd Shipyard and various service stations and residential job sites.

$1,816,587 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 50. He was exposed to asbestos while serving as a repairman for the Navy.

$1,810,350 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 88. He was exposed to asbestos products while working as an electrician at Weyerhaeuser Longview, WA.

$1,781,218 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 57. She was exposed to asbestos products by take home exposure from her father who worked at Weyerhaeuser, Longview, WA.

$1,771,366 – to a man diagnosed at age 51 with mesothelioma. He was a mechanic at Menan Starch Plant in Moses Lake, Washington where he worked with and around boilers, pumps, valves, hot water tanks, and motors insulated with asbestos.

$1,761,524 – to the widow of a career carpenter who worked with bags of joint compound, asbestos cement board, and other asbestos containing products. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma and diagnosed at age 63.

$1,746,347 – to the surviving spouse of a man diagnosed at age 82 with mesothelioma. He worked as a ship fitter and boilermaker at various shipyards including Hunters Point, Mare Island, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Subic Bay in the Philippines.

$1,741,676 – to the widow of a man diagnosed at age 76 with mesothelioma. While in the U.S. Navy he installed and maintained the pumps, valves, boilers, and other equipment onboard various ships.

$1,708,715 – to the spouse of a man with mesothelioma. He worked at Todd Shipyard in Seattle where he was welder and worked with and around insulators, pipe fitters, and boilermakers. He was 73 years old when he was diagnosed with this disease.

$1,705,315 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 69. She was exposed to asbestos from her husband who worked at Texaco Refinery in Anacortes, Washington.

$1,690,637 – to a man who was exposed to asbestos from his father who worked as an insulator at several jobsites throughout Washington State. His father brought home asbestos dust on his work clothes, coveralls, tools, and boots. He was 65 when diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,690,561 – to a man at age 63 was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a ship fitter at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington. He was exposed to asbestos from the tear-out and installation of asbestos-containing insulation, refractory, gaskets and packing onboard numerous ships.

$1,685,416 – to a man with mesothelioma who worked as an insulator while performing repair work on numerous ships at various shipyards including Swan Island Shipyard in Portland, Oregon. He was 61 when he was diagnosed with the asbestos disease.

$1,680,562 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 66. She suffered take home exposure from her father who was an insulator at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and take home exposure from her husband who was a machinist at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard aboard ships including the USS Coral Sea, USS Ranger, USS Constellation, and USS Enterprise.

$1,652,961 – to the family of a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 66. He worked around insulators, tapers, and dry wallers while at The Boeing Company in Seattle and Renton.

$1,643,637 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 64. He was exposed to asbestos products while working as a farmer near Quincy, WA.

$1,638,821 – to a man at age 68 was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a maintenance electrician at Todd Shipyard, Boeing – Seattle, and the Port of Seattle.

$1,638,756 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 86. He was exposed to asbestos products while working at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard including aboard the USS Shangri-La and USS Franklin D. Roosevelt.

$1,626,866 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 76. He worked Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington as a marine pipefitter apprentice from 1951 to 1955, a marine pipefitter journeyman from 1955 to 1957, a lagger helper from 1960 to 1961, a marine pipefitter from 1961 to 1962, and then as a nuclear inspector from 1966 to 1968. He was also exposed to asbestos while working as a pipefitter at Hanford Nuclear Power Plant from 1962 to 1966.

$1,611,125 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 75. He was as an electrician onboard numerous ships while working at Kaiser Shipyards.

$1,604,234 – to a man diagnosed at age 58 with mesothelioma. He worked as a radio technician at various job sites in Oregon.

$1,596,793 – to the family of a man who was diagnosed at age 60 with mesothelioma. He worked as a ship fitter onboard various ships at shipyards.

$1,594,324 – to the family of a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 76. He was exposed to asbestos while in the U.S. Navy as an Engineering Officer onboard numerous ships.

$1,588,508 – to a man exposed to asbestos dust from his father who worked as an electrician at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1944 to 1963. He was diagnosed at age 62 with mesothelioma.

$1,585,700 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 52. He was exposed to asbestos while working closely with pipe coverers and plasterers on the construction of the Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington.

$1,567,023 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 66. He worked at the Electric Steel Corp. (“ESCO”) foundry in Portland, Oregon as a ladle man and forklift driver. As a ladle man, he worked around two extremely large furnaces pouring molten metal into molds. These furnaces were insulated with asbestos-containing brick and were reinsulated every three to six months.

$1,559,336 – to man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 74. He was a career Navy man where he performed repairs and overhauls on numerous ships at SeaTac Alaska Shipyard, Peterson Boat Building, and Tacoma Boat in Tacoma, Washington.

$1,555,124 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 74. He worked as a machinist mate in the U.S. Navy for 30 years since 1957 onboard numerous ships and submarines. He also was exposed to asbestos containing products while working at Long Beach Naval Shipyard and Naval Submarine Base Bangor, in Bangor, Washington.

$1,552,804 – to a man who worked as a rigger onboard numerous ships docked at Todd Shipyard diagnosed at age 63 with mesothelioma.

$1,548,184 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age of 72. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as a machinist mate onboard the USS Kitty Hawk.

$1,546,442 – to a man who was exposed to asbestos dust from his father’s work clothes who worked at Todd Shipyard, Tacoma. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 57.

$1,528,620 – to a man who worked onboard numerous ships as a sheet metal worker at Todd Shipyard in Seattle. He was 79 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,520,279 – to the surviving spouse of a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 55. He worked on a utility crew that did maintenance and cleanup at Simpson Timber Mill in Shelton and McCLeary, Washington.

$1,512,059 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 71. He was exposed to asbestos while serving onboard numerous ships in the U.S. Navy. Additionally, He regularly worked on his own and family and friend’s automobiles, and was exposed to asbestos in brakes, clutches and other automobile components.

$1,509,306 – to a man with mesothelioma and diagnosed at age 59. He cut insulation boards and asbestos ceiling tiles while working at Simpson Timber Company in Shelton, Washington.

$1,503,891 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 79. He worked as a boiler tender while serving onboard numerous ships at Long Beach Naval Shipyard, Boston Naval Shipyard and Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

$1,490,388 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 48. He was exposed to asbestos from his father who worked as a bricklayer at various industrial and commercial sites in Colorado.

$1,489,930 – to a man who worked as an insulator onboard numerous ships at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and various other shipyards from 1945 to 1967. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 72.

$1,478,169 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age of 88. He was a drywall contractor and was exposed to asbestos containing dry wall materials while working on numerous construction job sites in Idaho and Washington.

$1,468,267 – to a US Navy man who was a Seaman, Fireman, and Machinist’s mate onboard numerous ships from 1941 to 1967. He was 81 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,464,554 – to a man diagnosed at age 63 with mesothelioma. He performed insulation work with and around asbestos containing insulations and refractory products at various refineries in North Dakota and Montana.

$1,464,468 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 75. He worked at Todd Shipyard in Seattle, Washington as a steamfitter on tankers being renovated.

$1,462,032 – to a man diagnosed at age 75 with mesothelioma. He worked around various insulators, carpenters, boilermakers, and others, while working at Boeing Plants in Renton and Seattle, Washington, and at Scott Paper Mill in Everett, Washington.

$1,451,845 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 81. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as a wireman, helper at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1953 to 1957 and from various home remodeling projects in the 1970s.

$1,440,243 – to a man who worked at the Longview Fiber Paper Mill in Longview, Washington. He swept up asbestos dust and debris on a daily basis at the mill. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 61.

$1,438,898 – to the family of a man with mesothelioma at age 77. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a plumber and working alongside insulators and boilermakers at various jobsites throughout his career.

$1,433,556 – to a man with mesothelioma at age 69. He worked as a pipefitter, electrician onboard numerous ships while serving in the Navy.

$1,424,190 – to a man diagnosed at age 67 with mesothelioma. He worked on the construction of various Navy escort ships at Lockheed Shipbuilding in Seattle. He worked on equipment in fire rooms & engine rooms, and worked alongside other trades such as insulators and laggers.

$1,413,082 – to the family of a man that served in the U.S. Navy. While onboard ships, he worked with and around asbestos containing insulations and refractory products. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 57.

$1,408,768 – to a woman whose father work as an electrician onboard various ships while at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington. He brought dust home on his work clothes. She was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 62.

$1,407,919 – to a man diagnosed at age 63 with mesothelioma. His was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as an assembly line worker at Crown Zellerbach in Portland, Oregon; carbon setter at Alcoa Aluminum Plant; and as a delivery driver and stocker at a NAPA store in Vancouver, Washington.

$1,405,003 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 63. He worked as a ship scaler while working at Todd Shipyard in Seattle.

$1,402,461 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 82. He was exposed to asbestos containing brake and auto products while working as a mechanic at numerous auto shops in La Grande, Oregon.

$1,400,014 – to a man who installed steam and hot water pipes while working at the Potlatch Paper Mill in Lewiston, Idaho. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 74.

$1,396,232 – to a man diagnosed at age 74 with mesothelioma. This person enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944 and worked as a machinist’s mate onboard numerous ships and ships docked at Todd Shipyard in California.

$1,396,214 – to a man diagnosed at age 54 with mesothelioma. He served in the U.S. Navy and onboard the USS Kaskaskia where there were miles of asbestos insulated steam pipes running throughout the vessel and hundreds of asbestos insulated pumps, turbines, compressors and separators in the engineering areas of the ship.

$1,396,131 – to a man diagnosed at age 79 with mesothelioma. He was exposed to asbestos containing boilers, turbines, pipes and other insulation equipment while working at the Mobil Oil Refinery in Ferndale, Washington.

$1,395,311 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 82. He worked as a welder at various shipyards in Seattle and Bremerton, Washington.

$1,392,596 – to a man in Portland, Oregon, who worked on his own home remodeling projects. He worked with drywall, joint compound and sheetrock panels. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 64.

$1,391,213 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 67. He was exposed to asbestos through his uncle/adoptive father’s work clothes. He worked as a “clean-up man” at the Boise Cascade Pulp & Paper Mill in Salem, Oregon. As a clean-up man, he was exposed to asbestos from gaskets, packing and insulation associated with the defendants’ pumps, turbines and other equipment.

$1,390,866 – to a man who served in the U.S. Navy as a Boatswain’s mate/seaman. He worked with and around asbestos containing boilers, turbine engines, and pumps while onboard numerous ships. He was 75 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,387,568 – to a man exposed to asbestos while working at the Potlatch Paper Mill in Idaho. His job was doing routine maintenance and cleanup during shutdowns. He was 76 when diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,385,477 – to a Navy Firefighter while onboard numerous ships in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1963. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 62.

$1,383,236 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 66. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as an engineman in the U.S. Navy.

$1,362,719 – to a man diagnosed at the age of 61 with mesothelioma. He was a senior plant engineer at the Hanford Nuclear Facility where he was responsible for maintenance troubleshooting and modifications of old site facilities.

$1,362,455 – to a man who worked as a rigger onboard numerous ships docked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1951 to 1978. He was diagnosed at age 83 with mesothelioma.

$1,360,206 – to a man who worked as a machinist, tool maker, and model-maker at Boeing in Seattle, Everett, and Renton, Washington. He worked close to insulators, boilermakers, electricians, pipefitters and carpenters while at Boeing. He was 65 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,356,706 – to a man who was exposed to asbestos fibers from insulation and refractory products used on ships being repaired and overhauled at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 69.

$1,351,487 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 67. He worked as a boiler technician from 1965 to 1969, while serving in the U.S. Navy onboard numerous ships.

$1,349,752 – to a man who worked at Alcoa, Inc. in Wenatchee, Washington. His duties included removing asbestos containing insulation from pipes, boilers, machinery, and smelting pots. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 63.

$1,346,431 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 76. He was exposed to asbestos containing materials while working as a machinist at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

$1,337,029 – to a laborer/rigger at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. His job required that he work closely with pipefitters and machinists to lift and remove pumps, valves, turbines and other equipment during rip-out. He was 66 when diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,332,649 – to the family of a man diagnosed at age 77 with mesothelioma. He served as an electrician’s mate onboard numerous ships while in the U.S. Navy.

$1,332,615 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 77. He worked as a boilermaker and shipwright at Puget Sound Bridge & Drydock, now known as Lockheed Shipyard in Seattle, Washington.

$1,331,949 – to a man diagnosed at age 69 with mesothelioma. He worked as a millwright at the Ketchikan Pulp Mill in Alaska.

$1,328,769 – to a man diagnosed at age 74 with mesothelioma. His exposure to asbestos included working as an electrician onboard numerous ships while in the U.S. Navy, and working as a railroad laborer for Burlington Northern Railroad, formerly known as Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway Company.

$1,324,900 – to the widow of a man who worked as a drywaller on numerous construction projects in Virginia and Ontario, Canada. He was 55 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,312,649 – to a man whose father was a pipefitter at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. As a child he would play with his father when he came home from work and covered with asbestos dust on his clothes. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 56.

$1,310,000 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 57. He worked as a ship fitter and fire fighter onboard numerous ships while serving in the U.S. Navy.

$1,306,319 – to a man diagnosed at age 74 with mesothelioma. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a millwright at a pulp and paper mill in Longview, Washington.

$1,300,886 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 80. He worked as an instrument technician at the Washington Public Power Supply generating plant adjoining the N reactor at Hanford from 1965 to 1972, and was exposed to asbestos while working General Electric turbines.

$1,300,769 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 72. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as a machinist at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

$1,298,657 – to a millwright who worked in Grants Pass, Oregon and Everett, Washington from the early 1960’s to late 1970’s. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 58.

$1,289,269 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 75. He was exposed to asbestos while working as a welder at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1961 through the 1970s.

$1,288,788 – to a mill worker diagnosed at age 64 with mesothelioma. He worked at a timber mill cutting and installing asbestos pipe covering. He also cleaned and swept the work area when his job was done, creating dust in the air.

$1,286,035 – to a man at age 56 was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a career electrician at various jobsites in California.

$1,271,238 – to a man diagnosed at age 56 with mesothelioma. He worked on insulating pipes and boilers at various power plants throughout Alaska.

$1,261,257 – to a man who worked as a boiler operator while serving in the U.S. Navy and at electrical power plants in New Jersey and Colorado. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 81.

$1,258,932 – to a man at age 66 diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a boilermaker at Lockheed and Todd Shipyards in Seattle, Washington.

$1,254,062 – to a welder diagnosed at age 81 with mesothelioma. He was exposed to dust from asbestos containing valves, pumps, boilers, pipes and other equipment while working at the Kaiser Shipyard in Vancouver, Washington.

$1,251,499 – to a man who worked as a boiler tender while serving in the U.S. Navy. His duties included maintaining turbines, pumps and valves. He was exposed to asbestos containing thermal insulation, gaskets and packing both directly and as a bystander to others doing similar work. He was 79 years when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,250,652 – to a man who worked with asbestos insulation, cement, and pipe covering, as a laborer, general helper, and pipefitter onboard numerous ships docked at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. He was diagnosed at age 69 with mesothelioma.

$1,247,054 – to a man who worked as an insulator at numerous power plants, refineries, paper mills, and industrial facilities in California, Oregon and Washington. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 70.

$1,245,456 – to a boilermaker diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 75. He worked with and around asbestos gaskets and turbines, pumps, condensers, electrical panels and other machinery that contained asbestos and/or were insulated with asbestos while at shipyards in Bellingham and Tacoma, Washington.

$1,239,274 – to a man who worked in the boiler rooms onboard various ships while in the Navy and at the San Diego Naval Shipyard. He was exposed to asbestos while replacing insulation on pipes. He was 57 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,239,057 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 70. He worked as a taper, mudder and drywall worker at various residential and commercial construction projects in Washington, Oregon and Alaska.

$1,237,929 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 31. She was exposed to asbestos from her father’s work clothes while he worked with insulation, joint compound and fireproofing materials.

$1,237,920 – to a construction man who worked at the Nelson Dewey Power Plant in Cassville, Wisconsin. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 59.

$1,232,005 – to a man diagnosed at age 58 with mesothelioma. He worked as an auto mechanic performing automotive repair, including repairing and replacing brakes, including cleaning out brake assemblies. During this work, he’d sand brakes, use an air hose to blow out the dust and use wire brushes to clean out the brake housings. He also performed tune-ups and small engine overhauls and replaced gaskets, removing them with a scraper or wire brush.

$1,225,399 – to a man who worked on replacing asbestos insulation on steam pipes and boilers at numerous dry cleaning stores in Alaska. He was 46 years old when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,222,221 – to a man who worked as a boiler tender onboard numerous ships while in the U.S. Navy. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 56.

$1,213,318 – to a man who worked at Crown Zellerbach Paper Mill in Oregon. He was diagnosed at age 55 with mesothelioma.

$1,211,807 – to a man at age 71 was diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as an electrician while at Lockheed Shipbuilding, Todd Shipyards, and the Port of Seattle.

$1,204,189 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 82. He worked as a Loftsman at Lockheed Shipyard, working onboard ships undergoing construction. He worked in proximity to workers mixing, cutting and applying asbestos insulation products.

$1,203,830 – to a man who served in the U.S. Navy as an electrician onboard numerous ships. He was exposed to asbestos containing gaskets, turbines, pumps, condensers, and other equipment. He was diagnosed at age 74 with mesothelioma.

$1,194,754 – to a 20-year career naval man in the U.S. Navy. While in the Navy, he worked onboard numerous ships where he was exposed to asbestos dust generated from pumps, boilers, condensers, turbines, and pipes. He was diagnosed at age 68 with mesothelioma.

$1,192,396 – to a construction worker who worked around insulators installing asbestos insulation on pipes and boilers at the St. Regis Paper Mill in Tacoma, Washington. He was diagnosed at age 68 with mesothelioma.

$1,191,500 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 87. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as a shipyard worker at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington, from 1953 to 1980.

$1,190,324 – to a Navy man who worked below deck in the engine rooms. He was exposed to asbestos on a daily basis from the boilers and steam lines. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 70.

$1,180,500 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 71. This man worked as a boswain’s mate while at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

$1,179,383 – to a Navy man with mesothelioma at age 71. He served in the U.S. Navy as a fireman apprentice, fireman, boiler man, and boiler technician onboard numerous ships where he was exposed to asbestos emanating from a variety of insulated equipment as well as asbestos containing gaskets, packing, turbines, pumps, distilling plants, deaerating tanks, fuel oil heaters, draft blowers, and air compressors.

$1,174,763 – to a woman with household exposure from her husband and son who worked as mechanics in their family automotive shop. She was 72 years old when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,169,793 – to a woman with mesothelioma at age 60. She was exposed to asbestos from her father who worked as an insulator at various industrial jobsites in Washington and Oregon.

$1,164,207 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 84. He worked as a machinist mate while serving aboard numerous ships in the U.S. Navy and performing major overhauls at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

$1,153,047 – to a man with peritoneal mesothelioma at age 61.

$1,148,135 – to a construction worker diagnosed at age 70 with mesothelioma. He worked with asbestos cement pipe, insulation, gaskets, roofing, flooring, and wall materials at various military bases and job sites.

$1,143,223 – to a woman whose husband was a pipefitter during the construction of the Centralia Steam Plant. She was exposed from the asbestos dust on her husband’s work clothes while shacking them before washing. She was 71 when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,134,560 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 76. He worked as an electrician and electrician’s helper and was exposed to asbestos containing phenolic and Bakelite backer boards in fuse boxes.

$1,127,238 – to a man who worked as an electrician’s mate onboard numerous ships while in the U.S. Navy. He was 58 years old when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,123,558 – to a seaman who worked with asbestos pipe insulation, block and cement, and boilers while in the U.S. Navy, Subic Bay Naval Shipyard, and Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. He was diagnosed at age 54 with mesothelioma.

$1,122,755 – to a man who served in the U.S. Navy as a boiler tender onboard numerous ships. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 75. He was exposed to asbestos while working with and around boilers, pipes, pumps, turbines, compressors, valves, blowers and associated equipment.

$1,122,144 – to a man who had a long career in the sheet metal trades. He was exposed to a variety of asbestos products including insulating and drywall materials, gaskets and packing from work undertaken around a wide variety of equipment at various job locations. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 81.

$1,112,995 – to a man with mesothelioma at the age of 72. One of his many jobs during his career, included working at the Boeing Plant in Renton, Washington, as a laborer, where he worked around boilers and insulated steam lines and transited pipe.

$1,107,886 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 85. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as an electricians mate and rigger while serving in the U.S. Navy and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

$1,107,483 – to a man who was stationed at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington while serving in the U.S. Navy. He did not serve onboard any of the ships docked at the shipyard, but he regularly handled the work clothes of those who worked onboard the ships. He was 80 years old when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,105,970 – to a man 79 years old with mesothelioma. He worked in proximity to insulators and boilermakers applying asbestos containing insulation and refractory materials during the construction of Navy ships.

$1,104,282 – to a man diagnosed at age 57 with mesothelioma. He worked as a custodian, maintenance man while working at various schools in Washington State.

$1,102,215 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 80. He worked as a machinist in the tooling shop building at the Boeing Company in Renton, Washington.

$1,101,734 – to an 88-year-old man diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a maintenance electrician for nearly forty years at Hanford, working in virtually every reactor building and boiler plant at the facility as well as the 200 area buildings.

$1,101,000 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 78. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working as a machinist while serving in the U.S. Navy from the early 1960’s, at Lockheed Shipbuilding from 1966 to 1967, and at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from 1967 to 1980.

$1,100,122 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 72. He worked as a sheet metal worker with and around asbestos containing insulation and refractory products at the Hanford Nuclear Facility in Richland, Washington.

$1,098,588 – to a man age 77 with mesothelioma. He worked as an engineer and manager at Hanford Nuclear Facility in Hanford, Washington. He was exposed to asbestos from the use, repair and maintenance of asbestos containing insulation, refractories, transited cement pipe, and blankets, gaskets as well as from work that occurred on boilers and turbines.

$1,093,184 – to a woman whose husband was a shipyard worker at Todd and Lockheed Shipyards in Seattle. She routinely washed her husband’s work clothes that was covered with asbestos dust. She was 75 years old when diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,083,879 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 84. He worked as a laborer at various job sites in Idaho.

$1,067,709 – to a man diagnosed at age 61 with mesothelioma. He worked as a welder at various shipyards in California and Washington States.

$1,066,558 – to a man who served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1959. He was a boiler man onboard numerous ships where he installed and removed asbestos containing pipe covering, block and cement and refractory products on pipes, boilers, stills and ducts. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 64.

$1,060,485 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 76. He worked as a ship fitter while onboard numerous ships at naval shipyards in Washington.

$1,060,000 – to a woman diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 57. She was exposed to asbestos containing products from take home and bystander exposure to automotive friction products at her family’s excavating business.

$1,052,812 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 78. He was exposed to asbestos containing dust from his father’s work clothes who worked at Todd Shipyards.

$1,048,263 – to a 70-year-old man diagnosed with mesothelioma. While working at the Lloyd Center in Portland, Oregon, he installed fire protection sprinklers. He worked around insulators while they were removing and installing asbestos-containing insulation on steam pipes and boilers.

$1,048,129 – to a man who worked on the maintenance crew at the ARCO refinery in Philadelphia. He worked with and around insulators, pipe fitters and boilermakers and regularly worked with and around asbestos containing insulation, insulating cement, refractories, gaskets and packing materials. He was 77 years old when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,040,568 – to a navy radio operator diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 75. He lived onboard the USS ESSEX while the vessel underwent a six-month overhaul at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and lived and worked around insulators for much of the period.

$1,040,447 – to a 66-year-old man diagnosed with mesothelioma. He worked as a pot man/carbon setter at an aluminum company in Troutdale, Oregon.

$1,040,320 – to a man exposed from his father’s work clothes that he brought home for laundering. This man’s father worked at the St Regis Paper Mill in Tacoma, Washington. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 58.

$1,035,989 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at age 45 who did carpentry work on renovations to military barracks in Washington.

$1,034,833 – to a Navy man with mesothelioma at age 80. He was a Seaman First Class working with and around asbestos gaskets and turbines, pumps, condensers, electrical panels and other machinery that contained asbestos and/or were insulated with asbestos.

$1,033,580 – to a woman whose husband and sons worked as insulators at various oil refineries in Anacortes, Washington. Before washing their clothes, she would shake them that caused the release of asbestos fibers into the air. She was 80 years old when she was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,032,351 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 68. He was exposed to asbestos containing products while working at ASARCO in Helena, Montana, from 1962 to 1968.

$1,029,410 – to a man diagnosed at age 81 with mesothelioma. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a diesel machinist onboard numerous ships working with and around asbestos containing pumps, boilers, turbines, and other equipment.

$1,019,295 – to a man who worked as a Welder at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard from the 1940s to 1970s. He worked onboard ships undergoing construction, overhaul, repair and dismantling. He worked in proximity to workers removing and installing asbestos insulation products onboard ships undergoing construction, overhaul, repair and dismantling at the shipyard. He was 87 when diagnosed with mesothelioma.

$1,018,500 – to a man diagnosed with mesothelioma at the age of 71. He sustained “take home” exposure to asbestos-containing materials from his late father, who worked on insulation on locomotives at the roundhouse at the Union Pacific Railroad Company, from 1944 until 1953 in Weiser, Idaho.

$1,014,633 – to a man with mesothelioma at age 84. He worked onboard ships docked at Todd Shipyards in Tacoma, Washington, with and around insulators, pipe fitters, boilermakers and other trades working with asbestos containing and lined boilers, insulation, refractory products and other materials.

$1,012,996 – to a man with mesothelioma at age 82. He worked as machinist in the tool shop at Boeing facilities in Renton and Seattle, Washington, for more than thirty years. He worked with and around asbestos insulation products including pipe lagging and around other trades such as brick masons, boiler tenders, and others who were applying asbestos containing lagging, cement, and refractory products to the pipes and boilers in his work area.

$1,005,803 – to a man diagnosed at age 70 with mesothelioma. He worked as an insulator who worked with asbestos products at many jobsites throughout Washington State.

$1,004,673 – to a drywaller who worked on numerous construction of homes, apartments, commercial buildings, and other structures throughout Idaho, Washington, and Oregon. He mixed and sanded asbestos containing joint compound on a daily basis and cleaned up after doing drywall work. He was 77 when he was diagnosed with mesothelioma.

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