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16 Jan 2014, 2:06 pm by Sean Wajert
(Note that my partner Mark Behrens was asked to submit an amicus brief on behalf of the Coalition For Litigation Justice, Inc., Chamber Of Commerce Of The United States Of America, NFIB Small Business Legal Center, American Insurance Association, Property Casualty Insurers Association Of America, American Chemistry Council, And National Association Of Manufacturers.) [read post]
3 Jan 2014, 6:30 am by Michael B. Stack
homeNewMember=&gid=1922050/ SUBSCRIBE: Workers Comp Resource Center Newsletter   The post New Zealand Authorities Concerned Over Worksite Asbestos appeared first on Reduce Your Workers Compensation Insurance Coverage Costs with Timely Information for Employers | Work Comp Roundup. [read post]
4 Dec 2013, 8:30 am by Jon Gelman
The coal industry’s tactics mirror those of Big Tobacco, the lead and soda industries, the NFL, and pulp and paper giant Georgia-Pacific, which is conducting secret research and selectively withholding information to cast doubt on more than 60,000 legal claims filed by construction workers and others who Georgia-Pacific exposed to asbestos in the 1960s and ‘70s and are developing mesothelioma, a cancer nearly always caused by asbestos, today.Black lung, a… [read post]
15 Nov 2013, 5:40 am by Eric P. Robinson
He has also been a  staff attorney at the Media Law Resource Center and a legal fellow at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. [read post]
11 Nov 2013, 6:59 am by Joe Consumer
 As Professor Lonny Hoffman of the University of Houston Law Center testified in 2011, because it increased litigation, costs and was used in a discriminatory fashion, “there is a remarkable degree of agreement among judges, lawyers, legal scholars and litigants across the political spectrum that the 1983 amendment of Rule 11 was one of the most ill-advised procedural experiments ever tried. [read post]
23 Oct 2013, 8:15 am by Schachtman
Legal confidentiality protections should not be placed around good science. [read post]
14 Oct 2013, 6:08 am by Schachtman
  Before we advert to conspiracy theories and suggestions of mass attention deficit disorder, we need only remind ourselves that soon after the Congressional hearings, and the National Silicosis Conference, of the 1930s, Hirohito and Hitler occupied center stage. [read post]
17 Aug 2013, 11:43 am
In fact, it is the nation's largest manufacturer of industrial gasket products and has distribution centers established in some 75 countries. [read post]
11 Jul 2013, 9:26 am by Joe Consumer
The ALEC “Asbestos Claims Transparency Act” was first adopted by members of the ALEC Civil Justice Task Force in 2007 and was introduced in four states in 2013, in many cases supported by testimony from Shook Hardy & Bacon attorney Mark Behrens on behalf of the Chamber's Institute for Legal Reform. [read post]
26 Jun 2013, 1:34 pm by Schachtman
  Tom Reynolds, “Asbestos-Linked Cancer Rates Up Less Than Predicted,” 84 J. [read post]
5 Jun 2013, 5:29 am by Schachtman
Supp. 1087, 1092 (D.Md. 1986) (“In epidemiological terms, a two-fold increased risk is an important showing for plaintiffs to make because it is the equivalent of the required legal burden of proof—a showing of causation by the preponderance of the evidence or, in other words, a probability of greater than 50%. [read post]
24 May 2013, 5:02 am by Jon Gelman
The dioxin and asbestos have been collected and disposed of at facilities licensed to receive the waste. [read post]
15 May 2013, 5:00 pm by Sean Wajert
(Note that my partner Mark Behrens was asked to submit an amicus brief on behalf of the Coalition For Litigation Justice, Inc., Chamber Of Commerce Of The United States Of America, NFIB Small Business Legal Center, American Insurance Association, Property Casualty Insurers Association Of America, American Chemistry Council, And National Association Of Manufacturers.) [read post]
2 May 2013, 9:23 am by Schachtman
  They have discovered and built a perpetual motion machine — the asbestos litigation. [read post]
19 Apr 2013, 1:30 pm by Kirk Jenkins
As Justice Charles Freeman pointed out in dissent, the first medical studies of bystander asbestos exposure were published in 1965. [read post]
15 Mar 2013, 9:13 am by Joe Consumer
A person so injured can legally recover from every company responsible, including both those he sues in the tort system and the trusts that stand in the shoes of bankrupt defendants. [read post]
14 Mar 2013, 6:03 am by Jon Gelman
Related articles Legal Avenues Exist for Dealing with Workplace Bullying ( Why Do Roofers Fall From Roofs? [read post]
7 Mar 2013, 2:20 am by Jon Gelman
This story is being produced in partnership with the Center for Public Integrity. [read post]
1 Mar 2013, 2:30 pm by Bexis
., 539 A.2d 871 (1988), where the defendants were asbestos manufacturers headquartered in Pennsylvania and the plaintiff was a New Jersey resident injured, mostly, in New Jersey (but also a little in Pennsylvania). [read post]