Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 85 headlines found
The agreement was reached by BAT's Canadian subsidiary Imperial Tobacco Canada in a litigation case which started in 2006 and related to issues dating back to 1986 and 1987.
Dec 19, 2014 Reuters
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22
interested parties may seek to lobby their respective legislatures to rethink the application of negligence, strict liability and apportionment of damages in the limited context of smoking lung cancer asbestos claims, or permitting evidence of contributor
Nov 25, 2014 Law.com
added Dec 1, 2014 17:37
said the names of people who sued Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC before it filed for bankruptcy and who cast creditors’ ballots in the In re Flintkote Co. bankruptcy can be disclosed to Imperial Tobacco.
Aug 27, 2014 National Law Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 10:46
The widow of a former cigarette factory worker lost her bid on Friday for a new trial seeking compensation for her husband's death, contending that he died of exposure to asbestos while working and smoking at a factory that made cigarettes. The 2-1 decis
Feb 14, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 16, 2014 12:15
[UK-Scotland] Chain-smoking crime clan head Mags Haney is to sue jail bosses claiming they are responsible for her lung cancer
THE convicted heroin dealer blames asbestos in Cornton Vale prison for her contracting the potentially deadly disease and has taken legal advice about her claim.
Mar 15, 2013 Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:39
A Philadelphia judge has granted a new trial in a medical malpractice case over an alleged delayed diagnosis of lung cancer after a defense expert testified in violation of the court's order that the plaintiff was a smoker.
Nov 2, 2012 Law.com
added Nov 2, 2012 15:11
A Florida appeals court has overturned a rare $8 million verdict in an asbestos-related mesothelioma lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co., finding that a trial court shouldn’t have allowed jurors to hear testimony from an expert whose o
Nov 17, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:03
tossed a suit by a former Lorillard Tobacco Co. cigarette factory worker's widow blaming asbestos in the air and in free cigarettes for causing his mesothelioma, ruling that an erroneous jury instruction did not prejudice her case.
Feb 14, 2014 Law360
added Feb 18, 2014 01:04
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy filed the lawsuit last month in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, said her attorney, Daniel Blouin. It names 70 companies that may have made or contained products that contained asbestos. McCarthy, 69, admits she has smoked cigaret
Nov 14, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 14, 2013 14:34
Video Vault: $55M Talc Verdict Follows Closings Comparing Johnson & Johnson to Tobacco, Asbestos Cos.
Plaintiffs' attorneys firing the first courtroom salvos in sweeping litigation over popular products face a high hurdle to success: convincing jurors a product they may have used all of their lives can cause potentially catastrophic harm. That's the hurdl
Aug 19, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:54