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14 Aug 2022, 6:12 pm by Levin Papantonio
Tisi, who is a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the national Multi-District Litigation (MDL) and a member representative of the Official Committee of Talc Claimants, had this to say in response to Johnson & Johnson’s media statement:In one of the worst cases of corporate wrongdoing, J&J knew for decades that its Johnson’s Baby Powder contained asbestos and may cause deadly cancers like ovarian cancer and mesothelioma. [read post]
10 Aug 2022, 3:51 pm by Asbestos Legal Center
August 2022 STEVEN KAZAN AND ALAN BRAYTON – THE PIONEERS OF ASBESTOS TRUST FRAUD AND MISAPPROPRIATION For decades, lawyers Alan Brayton and Steven Kazan have held themselves out as “Pioneers” of Asbestos Litigation. [read post]
8 Aug 2022, 5:10 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Litigation involving PFAS has ballooned in recent years, suggesting that PFAS-related litigation could be akin to asbestos litigation. [read post]
1 Aug 2022, 1:01 am by Simmons Hanly Conroy
  Further, in a landmark verdict, mesothelioma attorneys at Simmons Hanly Conroy also represented a 30-year U.S. steelworker who was awarded $250 million — the largest asbestos verdict against a single defendant in the history of asbestos litigation. [read post]
19 Jul 2022, 1:20 pm by Simmons Hanly Conroy
They were a small, dedicated group who had experience in asbestos litigation and a mission to provide clients with the respect, attention and care they needed and deserved. [read post]
19 Jul 2022, 6:14 am by admin
Soskolne, was, however, an active, partisan expert witness for plaintiffs’ counsel in diacetyl litigation.[3] In an asbestos case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Rost v. [read post]
5 Jul 2022, 3:45 am
The main area of practice at Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. is toxic exposure and our skilled legal team has nearly three decades of experience in helping victims achieve the most favorable outcome for their cases. [read post]
4 Jul 2022, 8:10 am by divi
Peter became the Orioles’ majority owner in 1993 by using the wealth he earned while working as an attorney representing asbestos litigation plaintiffs. [read post]
3 Jul 2022, 1:41 pm by Jon L. Gelman
Union Carbide, an asbestos supplier, shipped over fifty-six thousand pounds of Calidria brand asbestos packaged in ten- and forty-pound bags to the plant. [read post]
23 Jun 2022, 4:37 am by Jon L. Gelman
VICTORY WOODWORKS Division SF Case Number S274191The concept of litigation by household contact is longstanding. [read post]
19 Jun 2022, 8:05 pm by Jon L. Gelman
It would provide immediate medical benefits to workers without the need for litigation and the associated administrative costs. [read post]
19 Jun 2022, 4:44 pm by admin
The confusion of the two concepts has led to courts’ generally over-endorsing the black box of clinical judgment in health effects litigation. [read post]
18 Jun 2022, 2:38 am by Jon L. Gelman
Fullerton failed to pay 32 employees time-and-a-half for hours over 40 in a workweek in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.Following litigation by the department’s Office of the Solicitor, the U.S. [read post]
9 Jun 2022, 3:28 pm by Matthew D. Kaplan
The case involved a Washington man who worked in shipyards for much of his 20s, often working with and/or near materials that contained asbestos. [read post]
4 Jun 2022, 5:02 pm by Jon L. Gelman
Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, 959 P.2d 1204 (Cal. 1998) The Appellate Division held that litigation delays that pre-dated the payment order could not be considered an appropriate remedy. [read post]
31 May 2022, 8:35 am by Stephen Rosenberg
(If you wanted to write a law review article proving the point, you could do it simply by going back to the asbestos coverage suits and the litigation over the meaning of the asbestosis exclusion, tracing the pattern from there to environmental coverage litigation and the meaning of “sudden and accidental,” and then continuing on with the pattern until you run into the explosion of business interruption litigation arising out of the pandemic). [read post]
27 May 2022, 11:55 am by Neil H. Buchanan
Supreme Court, long before even John Roberts became Chief Justice, had over time blessed the entire unholy scheme.The academic work that has pushed back against "tort reform," from both economists and legal scholars, notes that the "explosion" in civil litigation that started this ball rolling in the 1970's was a statistical illusion driven by the asbestos crisis. [read post]
25 Apr 2022, 6:14 pm by Amy Howe
Mallory sued the railroad in a state court in Pennsylvania, seeking to hold the company liable for his exposure to asbestos and other toxic chemicals that he says caused his cancer. [read post]