Jury awards $20M to worker’s grandchild in asbestos case

A Baltimore City Circuit Court jury on Friday awarded more than $20 million to a University of Maryland nursing professor who contracted mesothelioma from being exposed to asbestos while washing the work clothes of her grandfather, an insulation worker, in the late 1960s. Jocelyn Farrar, 57, was diagnosed with the asbestos-related cancer in June 2008. While ...

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