Alabama Judge Awards Family $3.5 million in TVA Plant Mesothelioma Death Case
In a recent report, the family of a Florence woman who died from mesothelioma lung cancer has been awarded $3.5 million for the pain and suffering she has endured, including all medical expenses.
According to court records from 2012, Barbara Bobo was exposed to secondhand asbestos fibers for more than 20 years while laundering the clothes of her husband, James, who for a period of time was doing clean-up work after asbestos insulation was installed at the at the Athens-based Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, which is owned and operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Barbara Bobo's husband death occurred in 1997, also due to asbestos-induced lung cancer.
The judgement was issued by judge Lynwood Smith of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama in favor of Melissa Bobo and Shannon Bobo Cox, the daughters of Barbara Boso.
Do you have questions or concerns regarding being exposured to asbestos? If so, contact an asbestos mesothelioma lawyer to discuss how you may be entitled to compensation for any health complications due to asbestos or mesothelioma.