How much can you expect to receive in a settlement situation? This varies depending on the case.
There have been a number of very high settlements, as well as moderate and private settlements. Some of the highest settlements of all time include the following cases:
•$250 million awarded to 70-year-old Roby Whittington from U.S. Steel after being diagnosed with mesothelioma.
•$34.1 million awarded to a previous employee of Shell Oil Company in Wood River, Illinois after the plaintiff developed pleural mesothelioma.
•$33.7 million to a California resident and his wife from Foster Wheeler Corporation in a wrongful death lawsuit.