A Los Angeles Jury Finds John Crane Liable in 2.1 Million Dollar Mesothelioma Verdict
By: Chris Placitella @ May 19, 2010
A Los Angeles jury awarded Stanley & Janelle Bjerke, a $2.1 million dollar verdict. Mr. Bjerke, who is 77 years old, has pleural mesothelioma. During the 1950s through 1990s, he worked as a machinist and planner at Long Beach Naval Shipyard. JOHN CRANE was one of the manufacturers of packing material used by Mr. Bjerke during these years. The jury agreed that JOHN CRANE was liable for its failure to warn.