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Collins Law Firm Verdict Named Second Highest Personal Injury Verdict in the U.S. for 2022, Tenth Highest for All Practice Areas

NAPERVILLE, IL—The Collins Law Firm is proud to announce that our $363 million verdict in Kamuda v. Sterigenics U.S. LLC, et al., has been named the second highest personal injury verdict in the United States in 2022 and the tenth highest jury verdict in all practice areas in the U.S. in 2022 by Top Verdict. Congratulations to Collins Law partners Shawn Collins and Edward Manzke and associate Margaret Galka for their work on the trial team that fought for justice for Susan Kamuda. The jury agreed with plaintiff’s attorneys’ arguments that Susan Kamuda’s breast cancer was caused by Sterigenics decades long ethylene oxide emissions and awarded her $38 million in compensatory damages and $325 million in punitive damages. The size of the verdict will have an impact on future toxic tort cases.

Amount of Verdict: $363,000,000

Attorneys: Patrick A. Salvi II, Lance D. Northcutt, Jennifer M. Cascio of Salvi Schostok & Pritchard PC; Shawn M.

Collins, Margaret Galka of The Collins Law Firm, PC; Scott A. Entin, Roisin Duffy‐Gideon, Deanna N. Pihos of Miner Barnhill & Galland PC

Case: Kamuda v. Sterigenics U.S. LLC, et al.

Type: Personal Injury, Toxic Exposure, Negligent Tort, Public Nuisance, Bodily Injury

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