$70,861,113 Verdict for Retired Machinist Mate & Nuclear Inspector

After a six week trial and one day of deliberations, an Alameda County jury assessed over $70,000,000 verdict against John Crane Inc., an asbestos packing and gasket manufacturer. ( Robert & Linda Whalen v. John Crane Inc. , 2014, Case No. RG14711964, Alameda County Superior Court)