Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 90 headlines found
Federal law prevents lung cancer and mesothelioma asbestos plaintiffs from arguing or presenting evidence that they lacked sufficient warning about the dangers tobacco use posed, four defendants told a West Virginia judge on April 13 (In re: Asbestos Liti
Apr 16, 2018 Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:58
A mesothelioma sufferer urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to reinstate an $8 million verdict and keep a less strict standard for screening expert testimony in Florida despite a 2013 state law adopting a tougher standard. In oral arguments in Tal
Mar 6, 2018 Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 15:55
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
Nov 14, 2017 Asbestos.com
added Nov 15, 2017 22:38
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
Oct 18, 2017 Top Class Actions
added Oct 18, 2017 22:09
Expert testimony that cumulative asbestos exposures causes disease is not significantly different than the opinion that every exposure causes a disease, a Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Aug. 31.
Sep 1, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
Women alleging Johnson & Johnson's talc baby powder caused their ovarian cancer have racked up a trio of trial victories in St. Louis totaling $200 million, with their attorneys drawing parallels between J&J's conduct and that of defendants in long-runnin
Oct 28, 2016 Law360
added Oct 29, 2016 01:59
Mr. Nocera makes light of a claimant’s assertion that she was subjected to asbestos exposure because she lived in a house with relatives who worked with asbestos, but numerous studies link household exposure (often called “bystander exposure”) with asbes
Dec 7, 2013 New York Times
added Dec 6, 2013 23:05
found that the trial court lacked personal jurisdiction over Johnson & Johnson for the claims filed by Jacqueline Fox. ... — from asbestos and silica claims to tobacco, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation &mdash...
Apr 18, 2018 Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
spotting conflict danger zones and deciding what screening measures are called for... ... said the mesothelioma firm’s decision to fire a lawyer who had previously represented tobacco...
Mar 8, 2018 Law360
added Mar 11, 2018 15:23
Crane Co., which is on the hook for part of the $8 million award, urged the high court to affirm a Fourth District Court of Appeal decision reversing the award because plaintiff Richard DeLisle failed to prove that..
Oct 25, 2017 Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:03