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Date: 03-11-2023

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Kathleen Peckham v. Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC and DAP, Inc.

Case Number: FBT-CV-19-6088003-S

Judge: Berry Stevens

Court: Superior Court, Fairfield County, Iowa

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Defendant's Attorney: Autumn Leigh Knicely_Quito, Charistopher S. Kozak, Andrew Jay Kornblau, Brittany M. Barbet, John Cosmich, James G. House for DAP

Matthew Jason Zamaloff, Thomas Henry Balestracci and Thomas R. RAdcliffer, Jr. for Vanderbilt

Description: Bridgeport, Connecticut personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiffs who sued Defendants on product liability theories.

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The Family and Estate of John Peckham, age 76, who died from mesothelioma from inhaling asbestos at work, sued Vanderbilt Minerals and DAP of manufacturing and/or selling products containing asbestos, a defective and unreasonably dangerous substance.

"Founded in 1865, DAP is a leading manufacturer and supplier of caulks, sealants, foam, adhesives, and patch and repair products with a history of first-to-market innovations. For over 155 years, DAP has provided professional contractors, remodelers and do-it-yourselfers with trusted, quality, reliable, and long-lasting products."

Vanderbilt Minerals is a global provider of more than sixty categories of minerals and chemicals, made up of over 800 products, to twelve industries: rubber, plastics, petroleum, paint, paper, pharmaceutical, agricultural, ceramics, adhesives, wire and cable, cosmetics, and household products.

Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $20 million.

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