$13 million jury verdict in a Benzene exposure case. We have numerous other cases pending against a major oil company for injuries caused by Benzene exposure, and are also investigating cases involving rail workers exposed to dioxins. The award was for compensatory damages, and the jury found that punitive damages were warranted. However, the case settled before a punitive award was issued by the jury.
$6.8 million jury verdict in what is believed to be the first sexual harassment claim tried in the Missouri state court system.