The law firm of Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC is announcing a total of $1.3 million in settlements on behalf of a Rochester, New York man against several distributors and manufacturers of joint compound products.

Our client, worked as a residential painter from 1964 to 1976. He  was exposed to asbestos when he sanded and swept-up asbestos-containing joint compound (mud) prior to applying paint on wall and ceiling surfaces.

In 2008, our client was diagnosed with malignant mesothelioma at the age of 68.