Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 109 headlines found
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
Aug 19, 2016 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 20, 2016 16:54
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.
Jul 6, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Jul 7, 2016 18:21
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,
Jan 29, 2016 Asbestos.com
added Jan 29, 2016 19:54
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.
Jan 1, 2016 Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 17:56
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.
Jul 31, 2015 Legal NewsLine
added Aug 1, 2015 09:42
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
Jul 28, 2015 Accesswire
added Jul 28, 2015 12:16
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
Jun 17, 2015 Lexology (uk)
added Jun 20, 2015 21:26
[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
Apr 21, 2015 Madison County (IL) Record
added May 19, 2015 00:40
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")
Mar 31, 2015 PR Newswire
added Apr 1, 2015 16:51
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"
Feb 17, 2015 New York Law Journal
added Feb 18, 2015 11:24