Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 90 headlines found
[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)
As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider th
Sep 15, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
I hope McCarthy wins her battle with lung cancer. It is an awful disease. But the right thing for her to do is drop this lawsuit. All it has really accomplished is showing how asbestos litigation is a giant scam.
Dec 3, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 02:13
Asbestos cigarette filters were produced by Hollinsworth & Vose Company, also called H&V Specialties, for Lorillard Tobacco Company, which used them in their Kent Micronite cigarette brand. The filters contained asbestos to provide heat resistance. That,
Jan 29, 2016 Asbestos.com
added Jan 29, 2016 19:54
Lorillard filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show the company settled 90 cases in a recent period of just over two years, and that 60 more cases are pending. Time is on the companies’ side. Since factory workers and smokers with potentia
Oct 22, 2013 FairWarning
added Oct 23, 2013 03:35
a trial lawyer who built a fortune out of high-risk cases against the asbestos and tobacco industries, leading the litigation team that helped bring about the largest civil settlement in American history — $246 billion — died on Thursday in Charleston, S.
Aug 23, 2013 New York Times
added Aug 23, 2013 02:09
[California] Hughes Hubbard Clients Lorillard Tobacco Company and Hollingsworth & Vose Win Cigarette Filter Case
Hughes Hubbard announced that clients Lorillard Tobacco Company and Hollingsworth & Vose Co. won a lawsuit brought in California state court by plaintiffs’ counsel, The Lanier Law Firm, on behalf of a California man who claimed that his mesothelioma was c
Oct 10, 2012 Citybizlist
added Oct 14, 2012 03:17
Danziger & De Llano Have Expanded their Practice Services to Victims of Lung Cancer who Contracted the Disease in Ways Other than Smoking... "If you are a nonsmoker with lung cancer and you believe it was caused by somebody else's negligence in exposing y
Jul 28, 2015 Accesswire
added Jul 28, 2015 12:16
The point of this post isn’t to cause further suffering to McCarthy, who is already going through a horrible experience. But as a lawmaker, she should reconsider engaging in litigation with such dubious underpinnings.
Dec 3, 2013 Forbes
added Dec 17, 2013 16:44
After rejecting an expert’s testimony that every exposure to asbestos substantially contributes to developing mesothelioma, a Florida appeals court on Sept. 14 granted a directed verdict to a gasket company and ordered a new trial for a tobacco company (
Sep 15, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
A Los Angeles jury has rendered a $17.736 million dollar verdict for the spouse of a former smoker who died of lung cancer. / The jury was superb in their commitment to do the right thing based on the evidence and law.
Aug 21, 2014 PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34