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$5M Verdict in Railroad Asbestosis Wrongful Death Claim

A jury in the Norfolk Circuit Court returned a $5 million verdict in favor of a former Norfolk Southern Lambert’s Point car repair worker who developed asbestosis and died from disease complications in 2017.

Fowlkes’ estate filed a lawsuit alleging that the company was aware of the hazards associated with asbestos-containing brake shoes and other asbestos-containing insulation at Lambert’s Point, but never provided Fowlkes with any warnings and never did any air tests during his career.

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