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7th Circuit Rejects Asbestos Expert’s Cumulative Exposure Testimony ($$)

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.
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 4, 2017 14:36
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Is Talc The New Tobacco? $200M J&J Verdicts Show Potential ($$)

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
Law360
added Oct 29, 2016 01:59
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LETTER: BRODEUR: Asbestos and Cigarettes

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
New York Times
added Dec 6, 2013 23:05
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[Florida] Manufacturer Urges Fla. Court To Chuck $8M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

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..
Law360
added Oct 26, 2017 21:03
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Urged To Adopt Daubert For Asbestos Case ($$)

The Washington Legal Foundation urged the Florida Supreme Court Wednesday to adopt a stricter standard for screening expert testimony as it considers whether to reinstate a mesothelioma sufferer's $8 million verdict against R.J. Reynolds and an industrial
Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:54
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Ohio Court To Define ‘Smoker,’ Medical Report Status In Asbestos-Lung Cancer Case ($$)

Supreme Court on Sept. 13 agreed to decide whether the state requires a medical expert to weigh in on whether a lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a “smoker” or whether the law simply requires those already recognized as smokers to submit an opinion regar
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Now Urges a Person with Lung Cancer to Call Them About Possible Substantial Compensation If They Had Significant Exposure to Asbestos at Work

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center is urging a person who has recently been diagnosed with lung cancer to call them anytime at 800-714-0303 if they had significant exposure to asbestos at work. The potential financial compensation for a lung cancer v
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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[Florida] Plaintiff Who Lost $8M Asbestos Verdict Wants Causation Cases Consolidated ($$)

A motion by an asbestos plaintiff seeking to consolidate her appeal of a ruling excluding expert causation testimony involving cigarette filters with a second case challenging application of the Daubert standard is inappropriate because the court previous
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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LAWSUIT FILED ON BEHALF OF LOVED ONE WHO DIED OF MALIGNANT MESOTHELIOMA

According to the lawsuit, John worked as an electrician and the maintenance are three different companies, including Craver Electric Company, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Piedmont Airlines, Inc. During his employment with those three companies from
Top Class Actions
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[New York] With Silver Allegations, 'Prestige' Hire Backfires for Weitz & Luxenberg

The complaint doesn't claim that Weitz & Luxenberg did anything illegal, or that it knew how Silver was allegedly procuring his referrals. In fact, it states clearly that Silver "never told" Weitz & Luxenberg's managing attorney or the lawyers leading its
Litigation Daily
added Jan 23, 2015 11:48
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