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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Gets New Trial In Mesothelioma Appeal

overturned an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. on Wednesday, saying a court allowed expert witnesses who didn't meet the standards for rigorous evidence. Richard DeLisle was diagnosed with mesothelioma and claim
Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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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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[Massachusetts] Cancer Widow Seeks $27M From Tobacco, Auto Parts Cos. ($$)

R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris and an auto parts company should pay $27 million in damages for selling cigarettes and asbestos-laden brakes that combined to cause a man’s fatal lung cancer, counsel...
Law360
added Oct 6, 2018 19:18
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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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Rare Asbestos-Tobacco Trial Opens In Massachusetts ($$)

A Boston jury on Sept. 7 heard opening arguments in a rare lung cancer trial involving tobacco and asbestos defendants (Louis Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris, USA, et al., No. 1581CV05255, Mass. Super., Suffolk Co.). VIDEO OF THE TRIAL AVAILABLE
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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