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Lawyer of the Week: Mesothelioma Attorney Scott Frost

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Scott Frost of Waters & Krause is our lawyer of the week for his tenacious work representing the family of Bill Saller who passed away from mesothelioma. When you think of a lawyer who never gives up you think of Scott . The case of Mr. Saller was first tried back in 2007. The jury found for the defense. The verdict was appealed as the Waters and Krause firm argued the trial judge gave the jury the wrong law to follow. The appellate court agreed and sent the case back for retrial.
On retrial , A California Jury awarded five million dollars in compensatory damages and 3.6 million dollars in punitive damages to the Saller family. The jury found the sole defendant at trial Crown Cork & Seal, 30 percent responsible for the compensatory award and 100 percent responsible for the punitive award.
What happened in the Saller case is typical of Scott’s commitment to his clients. Scott Frost is a partner at Waters, Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Scott is licensed to practice law by the state bars of California, Texas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Indiana. He also formerly served with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps of the U.S. Army. Scott is a cum laude graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. While serving in the United States Army, Scott was appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. In that capacity, he tried cases on behalf of the United States in District Court in Waco, Texas and earned the victim assistance award. Scott is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College. Since 2000, Scott has successfully tried asbestos cases across the country.
Recognized in Texas Monthly magazine on the 2005 Law & Politics Texas Rising Stars® list, Scott is a frequent presenter at asbestos conferences. His pro bono work includes of counsel appointments by the Public Justice Foundation for asbestos removal litigation involving the St. Louis Airport, the Fort Worth Cowtown Inn project, and St. Bernard Parish. Scott is a member of the American Association for Justice, the Kentucky Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the State Bar of Texas.

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