Family of Man Exposed to Asbestos Presents Wrongful Death Injury Lawsuit in Sacramento, Part 4 of 4

The following blog entry is written to illustrate an example of an injury case. Reviewing this kind of lawsuit should help potential plaintiffs and clients better understand how parties in personal injury cases present such issues to the court.

(Please also note: the names and locations of all parties have been changed to protect the confidentiality of the participants in this wrongful death lawsuit and its proceedings.)

In addition to the above mentioned, it was believed and further alleged that decedent was exposed to asbestos fibers, particles, and dust as a result of construction remodel work performed on his own personal residences and during the time employed as a maintenance worker at the JV School District, which occurred from the mid-1960s until the late 1970s. As a result of such work, decedent mixed, sanded, and applied joint compound products manufactured/supplied/sold by the following defendants: BI Inc./PM International Inc., sued individually and as successor-in-interest to PM Inc. (BD joint compound); GP Corporation (GP joint compound); and KG Company Inc. (KG joint compound). Upon information and belief, such joint compound did not have a warning on the containers regarding the dangers associated with asbestos, and decedent, as such, did not protect himself with a mask when working with the joint compound products.


According to Defendant: Death; loss of consortium.

For more information you are welcome to contact Sacramento personal injury lawyer, Moseley Collins.


According to Defendant: Decedent’s medical expenses: $50,000; plaintiff Wife economic damages: $1,000,000; Non-economic damages: $25,000,000. As a result of the death of decedent, plaintiffs claimed that he was no longer able to take care of his wife, and that she required 24-hour care from an attendant in her home, the costs of which were approximately $1,000,000.

For more information you are welcome to contact Sacramento personal injury lawyer, Moseley Collins.

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