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[California] Court: Causation Opinion Admissible, Punitives OK In $6.5M Asbestos Verdict ($$)

properly admitted expert testimony that every identifiable exposure to asbestos contributes to mesothelioma, a California appeals court held March 17, while also rejecting challenges involving tobacco use and an award of punitive damages (Charity Faith Ph
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 20, 2017 20:48
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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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Maryland Judge Dismisses Negligence Suit Against Asbestos Manufacturer ($$)

on Nov. 16 granted a defense motion for summary judgment and dismissed a suit claiming that five workers were never warned that smoking cigarettes while working with asbestos can lead to lung cancer (James Harrell, et al. v. ACandS Inc., et al., No. 24X16
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:06
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[Florida] Appeals Court Scuttles Rare $8M Asbestos Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds, Crane Co.

A Florida appeals court has overturned a rare $8 million verdict in an asbestos-related mesothelioma lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co., finding that a trial court shouldn’t have allowed jurors to hear testimony from an expert whose o
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 18, 2016 00:03
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[Florida] Asbestosis Lawsuit Plaintiff Hopes for a New Day with New Trial

any hope for asbestosis compensation for the plaintiff will hinge on the outcome of a new trial ordered for defendant R. J. Reynolds. A co-defendant, Crane Co. was granted a verdict’s entry. The original asbestosis claim was filed by plaintiff Richard De
LawyersandSettlements.com (Online Legal Marketing)
added Nov 14, 2016 00:01
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[Florida] CRANE CO., R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., and HOLLINGSWORTH & VOSE CO., Appellants, v. RICHARD DELISLE and ALINE DELISLE, his wife, Appellees. (PDF)

As we are reversing for a new trial for R.J. Reynolds based on the improper admission of the expert testimony, the new trial should include the issue of damages because of the foregoing analysis. At a new trial, the court should also reconsider t
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 11, 2016 13:05
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[Florida] $8M RJ Reynolds, Crane Asbestos Verdict To Remain Nixed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday declined to rethink its decision to overturn an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. after finding a lower court included expert testimony that was not backed by reliable data. The appellate
Law360
added Nov 10, 2016 17:55
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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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[Florida] ARCHIVE: Court Rejects $8M Verdict In Asbestos Case

Pointing to problems with expert witnesses, an appeals court Wednesday rejected an $8 million verdict in a case filed by a man who said he suffered mesothelioma because of exposure to asbestos in cigarette filters and in other products. A panel of the
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:54
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Florida Court Reverses $8M Verdict, Orders Retrial For Tobacco Defendant ($$)

After rejecting an expert’s testimony that every exposure to asbestos substantially contributes to developing mesothelioma, a Florida appeals court on Sept. 14 granted a directed verdict to a gasket company and ordered a new trial for a tobacco company (
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
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