November 25, 2013 11:56 AM

Injured plant worker is awarded $28 million

A jury in Laclede County, Mo., found air conditioner compressor manufacturer Copeland Scroll Compressors at fault for causing a debilitating respiratory injury to a worker at its plant in Lebanon, Mo. The company must pay Philip Berger $23 million in punitive damages and $5 million in actual damages.

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