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Dean Omar Partner Jessica Dean Clears Massive Mesothelioma Case

Dean Omar Branham Shirley LLP partners are committed to making the community and workplaces safer by helping families seek a settlement through the legal system. The experienced litigators at the law farm ensure justice is served for the families by holding corporations accountable. In addition to getting justice for their clients, the law firm helps in making the workplaces safer by forcing corporations to enforce safety rules that were ignored in the past.

Even though Dean Omar is interested in taking any injury case, their main areas of focus are Mesothelioma, Unpaid Wages. Catastrophic injuries, and product liability. Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that is caused by asbestos exposure. Asbestos is the leading cause of occupational cancer, and recently the law firm handled an asbestos-related case against Napa-brand auto parts. In this case, the deceased, Jerry “Dory” Coogan, died from asbestos-related mesothelioma, a disease that he developed by using asbestos-containing products.

For several years, Jerry Coogan unknowingly bought and used asbestos-containing products, such as gaskets and brakes, from Napa and Genuine Parts Corporation. The plaintiff, Cooogan’s widow, was represented by Dean Omar lawyer, Jessica Dean. On the other hand, the defendants were represented by Bullivant House Bailey PC lawyers, Jeanne Loftis and Brendan Hanraham.

During the 12-week trial, Jessica Dean of Dean Omar managed to convince the jury that Coogan was not aware of his exposure to asbestos while using the auto parts. After a 5-hour deliberation, the jury was convinced that Napa and Genuine Parts were responsible for Coogan’s disease, and awarded the plaintiff $82 million.