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[Michigan] Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit Filed Against Union Pacific Railroad

During his time as an engineer for the company, Davis was exposed to various toxic substances including: asbestos, diesel exhaust, environmental tobacco smoke, silica and creosote. Exposure to these substances eventually led to his disease, and he has su
Top Class Actions
added Jul 3, 2014 12:53
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Inquest told that Swanmore man died from smoking cigarettes, not asbestos exposure

“I'm satisfied he was exposed to asbestos in the early 1970s when he was working in the dockyard in Portsmouth. “However, it's also clear that he was a smoker of cigarettes and on hearing the pathologist's conclusions, I come to the decision that it was
Romsey Advertiser (uk)
added May 29, 2013 11:32
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[Florida] Lawyer Group Asks To Weigh In On Mesothelioma Appeal ($$)

Florida Justice Association urged the state high court Thursday to let it weigh in on efforts to reinstate a mesothelioma sufferer’s $8 million verdict in litigation against R.J. Reynolds and an industrial manufacturer, saying an appeals court erred by fo
Law360
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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COMMENTARY: What’s New In 2017? Filing Trends And Developments In Asbestos Litigation ($$)

Editor’s Note: Daniel J. Ryan is a Shareholder and Chair, Asbestos and Mass Tort Litigation Practice Group, in the Philadelphia office of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. John J. Hare is a Shareholder and Chair, Appellate Advocacy and Post-Tria
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2017 20:32
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Asbestos-Tobacco Case Too Late, But Joinder Not Impossible, Maryland Court Says ($$)

Joinder of tobacco defendants for their alleged “synergistic” role in a lung cancer case in Maryland’s special asbestos docket came too late, but may be permissible in the future, the state’s top court held July 5 (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Inc., et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 7, 2016 18:21
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[Illinois] Cooney and Conway file brief in support of preserving $10B tobacco case; Overturning it could wreck asbestos litigation, firm warns

The Chicago firm of Cooney and Conway issued that warning in March, as friend of the Court in its review of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris. The asbestos firm seeks to preserve the current Supreme Court standard holding a defendant liable i
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 19, 2015 00:40
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[New York] City Asbestos Judge Slashes $190M Award to $30M

But Madden, although giving "great deference" to the jury's verdicts, "conclude[d] that in each of these five cases, the jury's verdict as to damages deviate from reasonable compensation"
New York Law Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 11:24
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[New York] HAMMOND: How Speaker Sheldon Silver and his tort bar colleagues have created a "judicial hellhole"

Silver has also collected a six-figure income from Weitz & Luxenberg — one of New York’s biggest and most aggressive filers of personal-injury lawsuits — without clearly disclosing what he does for that money.
New York Daily News
added Jan 22, 2015 17:13
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[Florida] Does Smoking Play a Role in Mesothelioma Diagnosis?

smoking does play a role in the development of other asbestos-related diseases. In combination, smoking and asbestos exposure multiply the damage done to lung tissue. When it comes to lung cancer, it can be difficult to determine whether smoking or asbes
Asbestos.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:38
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LUNG CANCER FROM ASBESTOS MAY BE COMPENSABLE

a cause of the vast majority of lung cancer cases is tobacco smoke. A small, albeit significant portion of lung cancer cases occur due to asbestos exposure. When a victim of lung cancer from asbestos files a lawsuit, companies and even former employers
Top Class Actions
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
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