The person who gave justice to those people from Bhopal Gas Disaster, which still haunts thousands of people is none other than Master of Disaster, John P. Coale. The trial attorney is known for significant money cases and disaster cases. The infamous Tobacco Settlement Case, which made him millions of fortunes and fame at the same time.
John was born on 21st December 1946 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. He belongs from White ethnic background.
The American trial attorney was born to parents Joseph I. Coale and Eleanor Howard Jones. He was born to a prominent family of seven siblings as he has three brothers and three sisters.
In 1993, the American trial attorney, John took his first notable case. He represented the victims of Bhopal Gas Disaster in 1984, where almost four thousand people lost their life. He represented 1986 Dupont Plaza Hotel fire and 1991 North Carolina Chicken processing plant fire, after getting the nickname of Master of Disaster.
Tobacco Industry’s Settlement was indeed his highest profile cases, one that became the money magnet. The course of 25-year made him a millionaire overnight which worth 368.5 billion over. After the success, he decided to focus on politics retiring from his attorney.
John is married for almost three decades with news anchor, Great Van Susteren. In 1988, he shared vows with Great and they got married. The couple doesn’t have children of their own, but John is a father to a son from his previous marriage. John was married twice before getting settled with Greta.
Greta once revealed that her daughter-in-law is a Realtor whereas John has never talked about his son in media. The couple is the living proof that true love exists even today. John and her beautiful wife Greta have great love for each other that hasn’t faded away in a long year.
The “Master of Disaster” didn’t have the stars on his right side when it comes to health. He battled for good health throughout his life. Greta Van Susteren revealed in 2013, that John had been diagnosed with throat cancer but the cancer was at an early stage. The cancerous cells were terminated through radiation with only 10% chance of cancer returning as per the Doctor report.
In early 2013, John had several illness issues and had to undergo 4 to 5 surgeries. Things were at the end, as he suffered several complications after that as well. He went under the treatment table to have an open-heart surgery in 2015.
Net Worth and Salary
The renowned attorney of his time gained millions of fortunes from the Tobacco Settlement Case. His net worth expected earnings surpass the million dollars with ease.
John has beefed up body shape and now leads a healthy life after few scares on the way. He stands 5 Feet 9 Inches tall.
Wiki and Facts
During the Presidential Primaries, John Supported Martin O’Malley. He Battled Throat Cancer & Underwent Open-Heart Surgery.
John P. Coale is active his official Twitter account, @johnpcoale. But he does not have a huge following fan base, with only 4.5k followers in total. He does not use Instagram neither uses Facebook.