Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 113 headlines found
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
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
Sep 12, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Sep 1, 2018 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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
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.
Oct 31, 2013 PR Web
added Oct 31, 2013 14:57
[Massachusetts] Shepard Law Co-Counsel in Lawsuit Against Asbestos and Tobacco Defendants That Results in $43 Million Verdict
In Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris...ury was swayed by the evidence of the manipulation of nicotine and menthol and by evidence that the tobacco companies had created confusion and controversy for decades by publicly debating the health effects of smo
Oct 14, 2018 PR Web
added Oct 15, 2018 19:16
[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.
A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Oct 12, 2018 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
All of the defendants but one settled, and Tajie Major proceeded to trial against only Lorillard Tobacco Company...has since been acquired by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, which was one of the original defendants in the action.
Sep 29, 2017 Legal NewsLine
added Sep 30, 2017 01:24
[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 t
Nov 9, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 11, 2016 13:05