Bennett v. Owens-Corning Fibreglas Corp., 896 S.W.2d 464 (Mo. 1995)
In this case, the trial court awarded a significant amount of compensatory damages to the widow of a worker who passed away due to an asbestos-related disease. The Missouri Supreme Court affirmed that award, however, regarding the issue of punitive damages, it ordered a new trial.
Results depend on the facts of each case.