A former postal worker has been awarded two million dollars for an asbestos lawsuit.

Chicago Mesothelioma Lawyers news desk update:  A former Illinois postal worker was granted a $2 million award at the end of a 3 ½ weeklong asbestos exposure trial. As reported by The State Journal Register, a jury awarded William Willis for damages for a lawsuit in which he claimed he was exposed to asbestos contamination by using certain products while carrying out some of his work duties.

As noted in the report, Willis asserts he developed mesothelioma lung cancer as a result of the contamination. The 69 year-old was awarded $1.5 million in damages, and his wife was granted $500,000 for loss of consortium. Jack Davis of Davis Law Offices LLC is quoted in the report as stating of his client’s win, “I think the jury heard a very complex case and returned a verdict that was supported by the evidence and brought justice to Mr. And Mrs. Willis.”

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