Asbestosis

Asbestosis is the scarring of the lung tissue caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers. It may result in the shrinking of the lungs and in a reduction of lung capacity. Symptoms of asbestosis include: shortness of breath, dry cough, rales, crackles heard through a stethoscope, and fatigue. Like mesothelioma, asbestosis may have a latency period of thirty or more years; however, symptoms of asbestosis may be spotted much sooner depending on the length and degree of the asbestos exposure involved.

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Our Largest Asbestos Verdicts

  • 117,000,000 - Stephen Lanzo, 2018
  • 90,500,000 - Johns Manville I, 2014
  • 47,150,000 - Consorti et al, 1993
  • 30,300,000 - Susan Buttitta, 2008
  • 22,000,000 - Mayer & Pride, 2004
  • 19,500,000 - Matteson et al, 2004
  • 18,200,000 - Ronsini et al, 1996
  • 18,200,000 - Gantcher et al, 1996
  • 16,500,000 - Nemeth et al, 2017
  • 14,250,000 - Ciletti et al, 1996
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