More On

Plaintiff wins $7.2 million in popcorn lung suit

Wayne Watson claimed his daily consumption of microwave popcorn led to lung disease

The verdict is in for Wayne Watson—and he’s won big!

Yesterday, a U.S. federal court awarded Watson $7.2 million in his suit against a popcorn maker and supermarket after he developed “popcorn lung” from his daily consumption of the microwavable snack.


Cathleen Flahardy

Bio and more articles

Join the Conversation

Advertisement. Closing in 15 seconds.