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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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Rare Asbestos-Tobacco Trial Opens In Massachusetts ($$)

A Boston jury on Sept. 7 heard opening arguments in a rare lung cancer trial involving tobacco and asbestos defendants (Louis Summerlin, et al. v. Philip Morris, USA, et al., No. 1581CV05255, Mass. Super., Suffolk Co.). VIDEO OF THE TRIAL AVAILABLE
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[Kansas] Judge: Suit Against Railway Passenger Car Company Survives Preemption ($$)

a daughter’s suit alleging that her father contracted mesothelioma after exposure to asbestos may proceed, a federal judge in Kansas held Sept. 10 (Nancy Little, et al. v. The Budd Co., No. 16-4170, D. Kan.).
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 03:01
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[Massachusetts] Heavy Smoking And Asbestos Brake Dust Blamed For Man’s Death At Lung Cancer Trial

- A Massachusetts state court jury heard opening statements on Friday in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a mechanic who died of lung cancer allegedly caused by years of heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos-containing brake dust.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:53
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements.
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 20:13
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[Massachusetts] Cigarettes And Asbestos Gave Man Fatal Cancer, Jury Told ($$)

A combination of smoking cigarettes made by R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and exposure to an auto parts company's asbestos-laden brakes caused a man's fatal lung cancer, counsel for the man's widow told a Boston jury during Friday opening statements. A
Law360
added Sep 9, 2018 19:01
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[Pennsylvania] Appellate court requires Reynolds to disclose lists linked to asbestos lawsuit

A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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[Massachusetts] Lung Cancer Trial Pits Big Tobacco Against Asbestos Defendants, CVN To Webcast Live

A lawsuit claiming a man developed lung cancer due to asbestos exposure and smoking cigarettes heads to trial on September 6 in Massachusetts state court, and the full proceedings will be webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network. Trials involving
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 6, 2018 20:34
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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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[Pennsylvania] RJR Must Turn Over List Of Asbestos Litigants, Pa. Court Says ($$)

must produce lists of customers and employees who have sued over asbestos-containing cigarette filters...panel quashed RJR's appeal of a Philadelphia trial court's order to produce the lists for discovery in a case brought by the widow of a man who smoked
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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