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$3.8M settlement in Illinois asbestos mesothelioma case

An Illinois man and his wife settled an asbestos mesothelioma case for $3.8 million dollars. The personal injury lawsuit was filed against several defendants, including an asbestos manufacturer. The man had exposed to the asbestos in 1964, when he worked at a foundry for Caterpillar, and from 1968 to 1994, when the man worked as a teacher in a Bloomington, Illinois high school. In 2006, the man was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a condition that is associated with exposure to asbestos.

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