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New York Jury Attributes Lung Cancer To Cigarettes In John Crane Asbestos Case ($$)

A New York judge on Aug. 12 entered judgment on a July 21 verdict in which a jury found that cigarette use — and not asbestos exposure from John Crane Inc. — caused a man’s lung cancer (Charles K. Zammit and Raye Zammit v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et a
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2016 17:30
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Video Vault: $55M Talc Verdict Follows Closings Comparing Johnson & Johnson to Tobacco, Asbestos Cos.

Plaintiffs' attorneys firing the first courtroom salvos in sweeping litigation over popular products face a high hurdle to success: convincing jurors a product they may have used all of their lives can cause potentially catastrophic harm. That's the hurdl
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:54
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Asbestos-Tobacco Case Too Late, But Joinder Not Impossible, Maryland Court Says ($$)

Joinder of tobacco defendants for their alleged “synergistic” role in a lung cancer case in Maryland’s special asbestos docket came too late, but may be permissible in the future, the state’s top court held July 5 (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Inc., et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 7, 2016 18:21
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Cigarette Filters / Years Produced: 1952 - 1956

Asbestos cigarette filters were produced by Hollinsworth & Vose Company, also called H&V Specialties, for Lorillard Tobacco Company, which used them in their Kent Micronite cigarette brand. The filters contained asbestos to provide heat resistance. That,
Asbestos.com
added Jan 29, 2016 19:54
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[Connecticut] Ralph Nader’s museum battles claims US is too litigious

The cases showcased by the museum — in the 81-year-old activist’s 7,000-strong home town of Winsted — range from asbestos and tobacco litigation to the case of a spilled cup of McDonald’s coffee.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 17:56
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[Missouri] Woman claims cigarettes contained asbestos, caused cancer

A tobacco company allegedly secretly included asbestos in one of its cigarette brands in the 1950s, which cause mesothelioma, a lawsuit said. Katherine S. Jones filed the lawsuit July 9 in U.S. District Court in Missouri against RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co.
Legal NewsLine
added Aug 1, 2015 09:42
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Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers is the Focus of New and Informative Page on Dandell.com

Danziger & De Llano Have Expanded their Practice Services to Victims of Lung Cancer who Contracted the Disease in Ways Other than Smoking... "If you are a nonsmoker with lung cancer and you believe it was caused by somebody else's negligence in exposing y
Accesswire
added Jul 28, 2015 12:16
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[UK, Massachusetts] Whodunit? Plaintiffs set up showdown between tobacco and asbestos defendants

the plaintiffs have named more typical asbestos and big tobacco defendants Philip Morris USA and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company in a clear effort to potentially pit asbestos against tobacco in a “whodunit” battle over what caused Mr. Summerlin’s cancer. Time
Lexology (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 21:26
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[Illinois] Cooney and Conway file brief in support of preserving $10B tobacco case; Overturning it could wreck asbestos litigation, firm warns

The Chicago firm of Cooney and Conway issued that warning in March, as friend of the Court in its review of a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris. The asbestos firm seeks to preserve the current Supreme Court standard holding a defendant liable i
Madison County (IL) Record
added May 19, 2015 00:40
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If You Were Exposed to, or Harmed by, ASBESTOS or ASBESTOS-CONTAINING Products Made, Distributed or Sold by THE FLINTKOTE COMPANY or FLINTKOTE MINES LIMITED, Please Read This Notice of Voting Rights and Hearing to Consider Whether to Approve Reorganizatio

harmed by, the Debtors' asbestos or asbestos-containing products may have...claims against the Debtors....terms of a settlement reached between the Debtors and their former indirect parent company, Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited ("ITCAN")
PR Newswire
added Apr 1, 2015 16:51
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