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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

[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
added Jan 22, 2015 17:10

[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
added Jan 23, 2015 00:13

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.
added Dec 19, 2014 16:22

[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

[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

Asbestos, Smoking and Lung Cancer: Valuing the Venue and Verdict

interested parties may seek to lobby their respective legislatures to rethink the application of negligence, strict liability and apportionment of damages in the limited context of smoking lung cancer asbestos claims, or permitting evidence of contributor
added Dec 1, 2014 17:37

[North Carolina] Judge Authorizes Disclosure of Asbestos Evidence

said the names of people who sued Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC before it filed for bankruptcy and who cast creditors’ ballots in the In re Flintkote Co. bankruptcy can be disclosed to Imperial Tobacco.
National Law Journal
added Aug 27, 2014 10:46

[California] $17.7 Million Dollar Verdict for Spouse of Lung Cancer Victim

A Los Angeles jury has rendered a $17.736 million dollar verdict for the spouse of a former smoker who died of lung cancer. / The jury was superb in their commitment to do the right thing based on the evidence and law.
PR Web
added Sep 11, 2014 10:34

[Michigan] Asbestos Lung Cancer Lawsuit Filed Against Union Pacific Railroad

During his time as an engineer for the company, Davis was exposed to various toxic substances including: asbestos, diesel exhaust, environmental tobacco smoke, silica and creosote. Exposure to these substances eventually led to his disease, and he has su
Top Class Actions
added Jul 3, 2014 12:53
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