A Local #6 Iron Worker represented by Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLP received settlements exceeding $2.4 million for his asbestos-related injuries, which include mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. The case, which fully settled on the eve of trial in late June of 2008, was brought against numerous product manufacturers, contractors and site owners. The client had been exposed to various asbestos-containing products including insulation, fireproofing material and raw asbestos fiber throughout his forty year career as an iron worker. The client’s exposure occurred at sites throughout Western New York including: Durez Plastics, Niagara Mohawk (Huntley and Dunkirk facilities), Ashland Oil, Bethlehem Steel, General Motors (Chevy plant Tonawanda, NY), and the Donovan Building.