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Monday, September 6, 2010

$30.4 Million Verdict in Popcorn Flavoring Lawsuit

A jury in the Chicago area awarded a local factory worker $30.4 Million for a pulmonary illness resulting from exposure to popcorn flavoring,  diacetyl. The verdict is considered to be largest ever in the US for an individual claim involving a chemical used to flavor popcorn.

Click here to read the Chicago Tribune article

For over 3 decades the Law Offices of Jon L. Gelman 1.973.696.7900 jon@gelmans.com have been representing injured workers and their families who have suffered occupational illnesses. The read more about diacetyl and workers' compensation click here.