Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 82 headlines found
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
The law clearly requires those bringing asbestos-related lung cancer claims to submit a medical expert’s opinion regarding whether the plaintiff qualifies as a smoker of tobacco products, language intended to prioritize asbestos lung cancer claims and ins
Nov 8, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Nov 9, 2017 05:05
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
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
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
Sep 29, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 30, 2017 23:39
All of the defendants but one settled, and Tajie Major proceeded to trial against only Lorillard Tobacco Company...has since been acquired by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, which was one of the original defendants in the action.
Sep 29, 2017 Legal NewsLine
added Sep 30, 2017 01:24
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
Sep 21, 2017 Law360
added Sep 27, 2017 21:54
[California, Florida] Cigarette Companies See Lawsuits Over Mesothelioma and Cancer From Asbestos in Filters
In the last few months, two major legal decisions have put cigarette companies and their role in smokers’ mesothelioma and asbestos-related lung cancer into sharp focus.
Sep 21, 2017 Mesothelioma.net
added Sep 23, 2017 00:38
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
Sep 13, 2017 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2017 15:47
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