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South Carolina Mother Awarded $29 Million in Asbestos Case

A South Carolina jury has found in favor of a woman with the deadly cancer mesothelioma and ordered talc supplier Whittaker, Clark & Daniels to pay her $29.14 million.

Sarah Plant, 36, sued the company and several others, including cosmetics giant Mary Kay, claiming asbestos in their products caused her cancer. Her attorneys argued that for years, the makers of the cosmetics in question knew the talc in their products contained asbestos but said nothing about it.

Mesothelioma, a cancer of the lining of the lungs and other internal organs, is tied to asbestos exposure and is always fatal.

Read the source article at prnewswire.com

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