Below you’ll find just a few of some of Frost Law Firm, PC’s largest asbestos-related case results:
$40,750,000 Mesothelioma Verdict
2023 – Cook County, Illinois
Lead trial counsel Scott L. Frost and Jill Rakauski from Frost Law Office, PC helped secure a $40,750,000 verdict on behalf of Bruce Torgerson and his family in Cook County, Illinois, against the defendant, John Crane, Inc.
Bruce Torgerson was a “pump man” who testified to using John Crane asbestos-containing gaskets and packing across the United States throughout his working career. The case was originally filed in NY, then CA, and then after the defendant threatened personal jurisdiction motions in both venues, plaintiffs re-filed in Cook County, the headquarters of John Crane, Inc.
Bruce had mesothelioma and suffered for 1.5 years before succumbing to the disease in December of 2019. He left behind his wife Annette Beneville, with Alzheimer’s disease, and their two children.
$2,500,000 Mesothelioma Settlement
2022 – Los Angeles
During jury deliberations, Frost Law Firm, PC secured a $2,500,000 settlement on behalf of a client diagnosed with mesothelioma. The defendant in the case was the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
While a student in junior high and high school in the 1970s, the Frost Law Firm client took automotive, ceramic, and crafting classes at Los Angeles area schools. During these classes, the client worked with asbestos-containing products which contributed to her asbestos cancer diagnosis.
$5M Mesothelioma Verdict
2022 – Los Angeles
Scott L. Frost and Paul Cook of Frost Law Firm, PC represented a client with mesothelioma. He was exposed to asbestos through products he worked with during the 1960s and 1970s.
$7,450,000 Mesothelioma Settlement
2021 – California
Frost Law Firm secured a $7,450,000 settlement for a client who was diagnosed with mesothelioma. The client was exposed to asbestos-containing materials during his time at the California Maritime Academy.
$32M Secondhand Asbestos Exposure Verdict
2021 – South Carolina.
Frost Law Firm Founder Scott L. Frost acted as Lead Trial Counsel and obtained a jury verdict of $32M for the family of a deceased individual.
Talc Mesothelioma Settlement
2018 – Bartow, FL.
Scott Frost obtained a confidential settlement during jury deliberations for his client, a former tile worker who developed mesothelioma after inhaling asbestos that was in the company’s industrial talc products.
- More information about the case
- Courtroom clip showcasing that the company knew of the dangers asbestos presented in its talc
$7M Asbestos/Product Liability Verdict
2016 – California.
Scott Frost obtained a jury verdict of $7M for the client.
This case was named one of the Top 50 Personal Injury Verdicts in California in 2016.
$8.66M Asbestos Verdict
2013 – California.
Scott Frost obtained a jury verdict of $5 million in compensatory damages and $3.6 million in punitive damages for a family.
$9.9M Mesothelioma Verdict
2010 – Baltimore, MD.
Scott Frost obtained a jury verdict of $9.9M total for a client who was diagnosed with mesothelioma. The defendant was found to be negligent.
$9.7M Asbestos Verdict
2008 – Lost Angeles, CA.
Scott Frost obtained a jury verdict of $9.7M total for a family. The defendant was found to be negligent.