$13,227,939 Verdict for Retired San Francisco Electrician

A San Francisco jury found Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc., a manufacturer of joint compounds, guilty of acting with oppression or malice by clear and convincing evidence and levied a $6,000,000 punitive damages verdict against defendant Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc. ( Melvin Desin v. Defendant Kaiser Gypsum Company, Inc. , 2012 Case No. 275881, San Francisco Superior Court)