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[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
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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[New York] NOCERA: The Asbestos Scam

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.
New York Times
added Dec 3, 2013 02:13
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Cigarette Filters / Years Produced: 1952 - 1956

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,
Asbestos.com
added Jan 29, 2016 19:54
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Ron Motley, Who Tackled Big Tobacco, Dies at 68 - NYTimes.com

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.
New York Times
added Aug 23, 2013 02:09
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[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
Citybizlist
added Oct 14, 2012 03:17
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Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers is the Focus of New and Informative Page on Dandell.com

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
Accesswire
added Jul 28, 2015 12:16
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[New York] FISHER: Yes Rep. McCarthy, You Should Drop Your Asbestos Lawsuit

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.
Forbes
added Dec 17, 2013 16:44
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Florida Court Reverses $8M Verdict, Orders Retrial For Tobacco Defendant ($$)

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 (
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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[California] $17.7 Million Dollar Verdict for Spouse of Lung Cancer Victim

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.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34
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Asbestos Lawyer Discusses Asbestos & Smoking as Causes of Lung Cancer

Asbestos lawyer Jerome H. Block, a partner at the NYC-based national mesothelioma law firm of Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP, publishes an article discussing asbestos exposure and cigarette smoking as synergetic causes of lung cancer.
PR Web
added Oct 31, 2013 14:57
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