Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 90 headlines found
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
any hope for asbestosis compensation for the plaintiff will hinge on the outcome of a new trial ordered for defendant R. J. Reynolds. A co-defendant, Crane Co. was granted a verdict’s entry. The original asbestosis claim was filed by plaintiff Richard De
Nov 12, 2016 LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Nov 14, 2016 00:01
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
Jul 3, 2014 Top Class Actions
added Jul 3, 2014 12:53
“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
May 28, 2013 Romsey Advertiser (uk)
added May 29, 2013 11:32
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
Aug 10, 2017 Law360
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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
Aug 8, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 8, 2017 20:32
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.
Jul 6, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Jul 7, 2016 18:21
[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
Apr 21, 2015 Madison County (IL) Record
added May 19, 2015 00:40
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"
Feb 17, 2015 New York Law Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 11:24
[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.
Dec 17, 2014 New York Daily News
added Jan 22, 2015 17:13