Baron and Budd Wins $9 Million Asbestos Cancer Verdict Against Dow Chemical

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Dow Chemical may have exposed thousands of workers to cancer-causing materials

Last year, Baron and Budd, a Dallas-based mesothelioma law firm, announced a $9 million mesothelioma verdict against Dow Chemical. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of Robert Henderson, deceased, his wife Tanya Henderson and daughters Adrienna and Za'Quoia. Baron and Budd mesothelioma attorneys John Langdoc and Alana Kalantzakis, represented the family at trial and proved that Mr. Henderson’s exposure to asbestos while working at the Dow Chemical facility resulted in his mesothelioma (Henderson v. Dow Chemical Co., Dallas County District Court, No. 10-07003).

Much of Mr. Henderson’s career was spend working around asbestos materials. Working as a contract employee for Dow Chemical, he was exposed as a bystander to Dow insulators containing asbestos. Dow Chemical, one of the biggest chemical manufacturing plants in the world, employs thousands of workers who may have been exposed to asbestos as bystanders through the air.

"We verified that Mr. Henderson was one of many workers who was exposed to asbestos at Dow Chemical and later came down with an asbestos cancer," said John Langdoc. "Dow knew workers could get cancer."

Baron and Budd has been defending and protecting the rights of asbestos cancer patients and their families for more that 30 years. As one of the first to successfully litigate an asbestos cancer lawsuit, the firm remains dedicated to fighting asbestos companies for knowingly exposing workers to harmful asbestos products. With a long history of victories, Baron and Budd has built a reputation of great experience to take on even the most complex cases.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

The national mesothelioma law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has a more than 30-year history of "Protecting What's Right" for asbestos sufferers and their families. As one of the first law firms to successfully litigate an asbestos lawsuit, Baron & Budd continues to actively represent veterans, industry workers and others who are suffering as a result of exposure to asbestos. Visit Baron & Budd's dedicated mesothelioma website Mesothelioma News at or call 1.866.855.1229 for information on medical treatments, mesothelioma cancer doctors and treatment centers, high risk jobs, veterans issues and financial assistance for asbestos cancer care.

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