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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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[New York] Sheldon Silver Abused Power to Amass $4 Million

When Silver joined Weitz & Luxenberg in 2002, Taub asked him if the firm would donate to the research. That’s when Silver asked Taub to refer patients to Weitz & Luxenberg, effectively asking for a bribe, according to the investigators.
The Epoch Times
added Jan 22, 2015 17:10
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NOCERA: The Asbestos Scam, Part 2

As to why anyone should care whether innocent companies have to pay millions to asbestos victims and their lawyers, I would offer three reasons. First, when victims get more than they should under the rules, it means that someone else down the road will
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2014 22:53
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Man Tells Ohio High Court Expert Testimony Meets Causation Standard

An expert’s testimony that asbestos and tobacco use both substantially contributed to a man’s lung cancer easily meets Ohio’s causation standard and does not require review, a man argues to the Ohio Supreme Court in a Sept. 27 brief (Kevin E. Howell v. Co
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:39
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