Jury Awards $2.6 Million in Asbestos Lung Cancer Case to Family of Retired Local 396 Ironworker

A jury awarded $2,610,720 to the family of Douglas “Duke” Vanden Broek, a retired Local 378 ironworker, and was exposed to asbestos used by insulators at various locations. ( Anne Vanden Broek, et al. v. Plant Insulation Company , 2008 Case No. 436690, San Francisco Superior Court)