Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford recently settled a mesothelioma case on behalf of a former warehouse worker whose only exposure to asbestos occurred during summers while he was a college student. His primary exposure occurred when he removed solid state insulation from cardboard shipping boxes. This removal process caused sufficient amounts of airborne asbestos fibers to induce mesothelioma four decades later.

The case settled with all defendants for approximately $6.4 million. Due to the confidential nature of the settlement, the names of the settling parties and the amount contributed by each company to the overall settlement cannot be disclosed.

The family hired Lipsitz, Ponterio & Comerford because of our success in representing another plaintiff exposed to asbestos at the same job site. Our firm has accumulated a great deal of information pertaining to the asbestos-containing materials and equipment used at many job sites throughout Western New York. You should consider our firm if you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma or lung cancer.

Our website is a useful resource as it contains background information you may need if you have been affected by asbestos exposure. You may view a comprehensive list of job sites at

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