SAN DIEGO – Waters Kraus & Paul was recently recognized in a special edition of The Recorder, California’s Million Dollar Verdicts of 2011. The firm’s achievement in the asbestos trial of Mansir v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp. is the firm’s fourth case to be featured on a California’s Million Dollar Verdicts list. The list, compiled by VerdictSearch, is published by ALM Media Properties, LLC.
Trial attorneys Jonathan George, David Bricker, and Peter Klausner represented William W. Mansir, a 70-year-old former Navy boiler technician suffering from mesothelioma. During his 10 years of military service, Mr. Mansir was exposed to various asbestos-containing products, including gasket and packing material. On July 20, 2011, a San Diego jury returned a verdict in favor of Mr. Mansir for $2,350,961. The jury found Defendant John Crane Inc. responsible for Mr. Mansir’s illness and apportioned a prorated 5% liability. John Crane Inc. was the only remaining defendant at the time of verdict.
About Waters Kraus & Paul
Waters Kraus & Paul is a nationally recognized plaintiffs’ firm concentrating on complex product liability and personal injury/wrongful death cases. The firm’s diverse practice includes asbestos and mesothelioma litigation, qui tam whistleblower cases, birth and childhood injury matters, as well as pharmaceutical and medical product liability litigation. With offices in California, Texas, and Maryland, Waters Kraus & Paul has litigated cases in jurisdictions across the United States on behalf of individuals from all 50 states, as well as foreign governments.