In Tennessee and all across the country, people that are exposed to asbestos over a long period of time can develop serious injuries or Mesothelioma, a cancer that can attack the bodies’ internal organs. If you or someone you love has developed a serious injury or illness such as Mesothelioma or asbestosis due to long term exposure to asbestos, then you should talk to a Tennessee asbestos lawyer right away. They will hear your case and make sure that you receive the compensation you deserve for your serious injury or illness.
In this case, Judge Eddie Bowen was removed from a major asbestos case in which he award $322 million to the asbestos victim. The judge was removed after one of the defendants in the case claimed that Bowen should have never presided over the case due to his family’s history with asbestos. According to the defendant, Bowen’s father suffers from asbestosis as well and has filed two asbestos lawsuits, one which is still pending.
The state Supreme Court determined that these reasons justified removing Judge Bowen from the case. The $322 million asbestos verdict is the largest ever given in an asbestos lawsuit, according to the defendant.
Unfortunately, many people all across the United States and even right here in Tennessee suffer from illnesses such as Mesothelioma or asbestosis due to long term exposure from asbestos all too often. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with as Mesothelioma or asbestosis due to exposure to asbestos, then we strongly recommend that you contact one of our caring and knowledgeable Tennessee asbestos attorneys immediately. We care about our clients and will hear your case and work with you to make sure you get the compensation you and your loved ones are entitled to for what you have been through. Contact us online or call us at 800.705.2121 to set up a FREE consultation to discuss your legal options.