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British American Tobacco settles asbestos and dividends legal action
Friday December 19th 2014, 4:02 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Firm has paid £367m to end the case brought by US asbestos maker [News Source]

Mesothelioma Lawyers Baron and Budd Highlight Young North Texas Woman’s Mesothelioma Diagnosis
Wednesday December 17th 2014, 4:57 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The case of a young North Texas woman diagnosed with mesothelioma highlights the risk of developing the disease through secondhand exposure to asbestos, the mesothelioma law firm o [News Source]

Asbestos pushed in Asia
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 9:37 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

ASBESTOS is banned in many countries, like Australia, but its makers still supply countries like India, where there's no protection for workers or sellers. [News Source]

U.S. Chamber: Judicial Hellholes Report Highlights Nation’s Worst Civil Justice Jurisdictions
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 1:32 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform , issued the following statement regarding today’s release of the report Judicial Hellholes 2014/2015 [News Source]

New York Mesothelioma Lawyers Win: Jury Verdict Finds Automaker Ford Motor Company Reckless and 99% Liable for …
Tuesday December 16th 2014, 8:14 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

Mother of three from Houston, Texas, represented by New York mesothelioma lawyers from Levy Konigsberg LLP, received a $625,000 verdict against the Ford Motor Company that sold asbestos-containing brakes in the mid-1990s. (PRWeb December 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/mesothelioma-lawyers/new-york/prweb12396544.htm [News Source]

Illinois 'lawsuit abuse' target of ad campaign
Saturday December 13th 2014, 9:38 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

A national business group has begun a campaign to shine a spotlight on what it calls "systemic lawsuit abuse" in the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis. [News Source]

Judge rules in favor of HISD in Wheatley dispute
Wednesday December 10th 2014, 9:49 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

The Houston school district can proceed with demolishing the old Wheatley High School over objections from some in the Fifth Ward community after a judge ruled Wednesday in HISD's favor. Hinde also said the evidence failed to show HISD violated its promise to voters in its 2012 bond election or violated rules regarding asbestos exposure. The school board settled a prior lawsuit challenging the ... [News Source]