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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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[New York] City Asbestos Judge Slashes $190M Award to $30M

But Madden, although giving "great deference" to the jury's verdicts, "conclude[d] that in each of these five cases, the jury's verdict as to damages deviate from reasonable compensation"
New York Law Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 11:24
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Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Discusses Secondhand Asbestos Exposure and Spouses Who Have Been Diagnosed With Mesothelioma Because of What an Industrial Worker Brought Home

The group says, "Secondhand mesothelioma compensation claims can be just as valuable as compensation claims for individuals that developed the rare cancer from daily exposure in the work place, which is why we urge anyone in this situation to contact us
PR Newswire
added Feb 13, 2015 14:50
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[New York] With Silver Allegations, 'Prestige' Hire Backfires for Weitz & Luxenberg

The complaint doesn't claim that Weitz & Luxenberg did anything illegal, or that it knew how Silver was allegedly procuring his referrals. In fact, it states clearly that Silver "never told" Weitz & Luxenberg's managing attorney or the lawyers leading its
Litigation Daily
added Jan 23, 2015 11:48
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[New York] Sheldon Silver Abused Power to Amass $4 Million

When Silver joined Weitz & Luxenberg in 2002, Taub asked him if the firm would donate to the research. That’s when Silver asked Taub to refer patients to Weitz & Luxenberg, effectively asking for a bribe, according to the investigators.
The Epoch Times English Version
added Jan 22, 2015 17:10
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[New York] US v Sheldon Silver Complaint

Records reflect that SILVER was credited with referring more than 100 clients to the firm, the majority of which were referred for potential asbestos litigation, rather than negligence or other types of personal injury litigation as SILVER had claimed
Scribd
added Jan 23, 2015 00:13
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British American Tobacco reaches $575 mln Flintkote settlement | Reuters

The agreement was reached by BAT's Canadian subsidiary Imperial Tobacco Canada in a litigation case which started in 2006 and related to issues dating back to 1986 and 1987.
Reuters
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22
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[Canada, UK, USA] BAT in $575m deal to settle asbestos dispute

ends the British tobacco group’s seven-year legal dispute with Flintkote, a US roofing company...said the agreement would provide “closure” on a legacy issue and protect it from current and future asbestos claims in the US. The settlement amounts to 3.6 p
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:45
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[New York] HAMMOND: How Speaker Sheldon Silver and his tort bar colleagues have created a "judicial hellhole"

Silver has also collected a six-figure income from Weitz & Luxenberg — one of New York’s biggest and most aggressive filers of personal-injury lawsuits — without clearly disclosing what he does for that money.
New York Daily News
added Jan 22, 2015 17:13
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