San Francisco Jury Awards $33.7 Million To Former Navy Electrician

In what is believed to be the largest verdict ever in a California asbestos case, a San Francisco jury awarded a total of $33.7 million to a navy electrician and his wife. Mr. Todak, who suffers from mesothelioma, was awarded $22.7 million and his wife received $11 million for loss of consortium.
( Alfred Todak v. Foster Wheeler L.L.C. , 2002, San Francisco Superior Court, California)