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Build The Wall: 4 Ethical Screen Rulings Attys Should Know ($$)

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...
Law360
added Mar 11, 2018 15:23
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[Florida, Michigan] Fla. High Court Considers Daubert Standard In Asbestos Case ($$)

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
Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 15:55
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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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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] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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Pennsylvania Court Quashes Tobacco Company Appeal Of Asbestos Lawsuit Discovery ($$)

An order requiring a tobacco company to produce a list of mesothelioma litigation it faced falls short of requiring an immediate review, a Pennsylvania court held Aug. 30 in quashing an appeal (Bernice M. Steiner, et al. v. Hollingsworth & Vose Co., et al
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:58
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New York Court Won’t Remove Tobacco Company From Asbestos Litigation ($$)

Deeming the Maryland appellate ruling in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v Stidham, 448 Md. 497, 141 A3d 1 (2016), instructive, a New York judge in an opinion posted Aug. 27 rejected efforts by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to transfer smoking-related allegations b
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 29, 2018 22:02
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