Missouri Jury Awards $225,000 For Pleural Thickening, Holds Premises Owner Liable

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Missouri federal jury on Sept. 12 awarded a man suffering from pleural thickening and calcified granuloma $225,000 and found the lone defendant 75 percent liable for exposing him to asbestos-containing insulation at its site (Joseph A. Blando v. Business Men's Assurance Co. of America and Liberty Life Insurance Co. and Harry Mosby, No. 12-559, W.D. Mo.).

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