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Jury awards $6.45M to shipyard retiree (access required)

A Newport News jury this month awarded $6.45 million to a 71-year-old Navy shipyard retiree diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer. The March 4 award is the latest in a string of multi-million-dollar mesothelioma verdicts against manufacturer John Crane Inc. in Newport News Circuit Court. Lawyers for mesothelioma victims blame the company for failing to prevent asbestos exposure from ...