Headlines Tagged with AsbestosSuit — 114 headlines found
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
Oct 28, 2016 Law360
added Oct 29, 2016 01:59
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 (
Sep 15, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Sep 15, 2016 22:11
overturned an $8 million asbestos verdict against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co. on Wednesday, saying a court allowed expert witnesses who didn't meet the standards for rigorous evidence. Richard DeLisle was diagnosed with mesothelioma and claim
Sep 14, 2016 Law360
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
[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 th
Sep 15, 2016 Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 15, 2016 04:02
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
Aug 30, 2016 Lexis Nexis
added Aug 30, 2016 17:30
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