Asbestos Litigation. Legal news and articles for September 19 - 20, 2012

Lawyers pepper food firms with lawsuits over labelingMesothelioma Victims Center Now Says It Is Vital US Navy Veterans Diagnosed ...Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Says It Is Vital US Navy Veterans Diagnosed ...Fire litigation ends for ACTFire litigation ends for ACTIllinois Central argues Mississippi man forum 'shopped' St. Clair County ...Jury Holds Steamship Owners Accountable For Death Of US Merchant MarineInsurer's Bid To Stay Corning Asbestos Claims Hits SnagBen B. Rubinowitz Named "New York City Best Personal Injury Litigation ...ADAO Announces its 2013 Conference “The Asbestos Crisis: New Trends in ...NFL players' concussion litigation - new 'Big Tobacco' - moves forward in PhillyCAREER TRACKER: Lawyers on the move - Sept. 19, 2012Bowery Apartment Residents Worry about Asbestos AbatementInsurer's Bid To Stay Corning Asbestos Claims Hits DelayJury Holds Steamship Owners Accountable For Death Of US Merchant Marine

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Litigation vets say payroll tax sound
Times Herald-RecordSeptember 2, 2012

In the dissenting senator's absence, his vote was cast in the affirmative, and the sales tax became law. Sweeney used these voting rules to make the county's case that the sales tax was unconstitutional because it hadn't passed the Senate by a majority ...more »

Pending court decisions could impact November elections
Kennebec JournalSeptember 3, 2012

Hasen said there's no sign of it abating. "The picture is one of continued foment, agitation and litigation," he said. The legal battles before Election Day may be just a first round. Thousands of lawyers and activists are preparing to help deal with ...more »

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Lawyers pepper food firms with lawsuits over labeling
NBCNews.com (blog)September 20, 2012

Sometimes that works. Centrum recently agreed to drop breast and colon claims on its dietary supplements. Sometimes a company won't budge. The Litigation Project recently demanded that Welch's remove the heart-healthy icon from its juice, spreads and ...more »

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Says It Is Vital US Navy Veterans Diagnosed ...
PR Web (press release)September 20, 2012

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging US Navy Veterans, who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma to call them for the names of the very best mesothelioma attorneys, and or mesothelioma law firms. There have been some significant changes in ...more »

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Says It Is Vital US Navy Veterans Diagnosed ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)September 20, 2012

We are the only group in the nation that offers a US Navy Veteran, who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, with the names of the best mesothelioma attorneys, or best mesothelioma law firms in the nation, and we are urging victims of mesothelioma, ...more »

Fire litigation ends for ACT
The Canberra TimesSeptember 20, 2012

The ACT government's role in the biggest single piece of litigation in its history came to an end yesterday with a settlement reached between the class action plaintiffs of law firm Stacks and the territory. But the fight goes on for Brindabella ...more »

Fire litigation ends for ACT
Sydney Morning HeraldSeptember 20, 2012

The ACT Supreme Court this morning heard the class action plaintiffs represented by the law firm Stacks had settled with the ACT and NSW governments. The settlement payouts are expected to remain confidential, but judgment was formally entered for the ...more »

Illinois Central argues Mississippi man forum 'shopped' St. Clair County ...
Madison County RecordSeptember 19, 2012

SPRINGFIELD - The attorney representing the defendant in a St. Clair County asbestos case urged the Illinois Supreme Court today to dismiss the suit, calling it a "classic case of forum shopping." Kenneth Halvachs, an attorney with Boyle Brasher in ...more »

Jury Holds Steamship Owners Accountable For Death Of US Merchant Marine
RedOrbitSeptember 19, 2012

This case was not part of MDL-875, In re Asbestos Products Liability Litigation, in which Motley Rice and the Jaques Admiralty Law Firm currently represent clients in approximately 3,500 pending cases involving Merchant Marines. “As Meso Awareness Day, ...more »

Insurer's Bid To Stay Corning Asbestos Claims Hits Snag
Law360 (subscription)September 19, 2012

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 4:24 PM ET) -- A New York state judge said Tuesday that she needs more information on Illinois law before she can decide if insurance litigation over Corning Inc.'s asbestos claims against Lumbermens Mutual ...more »

Ben B. Rubinowitz Named "New York City Best Personal Injury Litigation ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.comSeptember 19, 2012

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ -- Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Ben B. Rubinowitz as the 2013 New York City Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year." ...more »

ADAO Announces its 2013 Conference “The Asbestos Crisis: New Trends in ...
Mesothelioma NewsSeptember 19, 2012

The conference will focus on creating an open forum for renowned medical experts, leading mesothelioma advocates and asbestos victims to speak on the importance of awareness, to learn about new developments on treatment and to collaborate on finding a ...more »

NFL players' concussion litigation - new 'Big Tobacco' - moves forward in Philly
Legal News LineSeptember 19, 2012

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - With a deep pocket defendant and experienced plaintiff attorneys, a growing personal injury case docket at federal court in Philadelphia has the potential to rival "Big Tobacco" litigation of the 1990s. Known as the ...more »

CAREER TRACKER: Lawyers on the move - Sept. 19, 2012
Thomson Reuters News & InsightSeptember 19, 2012

In Chicago, former assistant U.S. attorney Mark Flessner is now a partner at Holland & Knight in its litigation group. Sedgwick has added six attorneys in its office in Austin, Texas. Environmental attorneys Alan Glen, Michael Klein and Lisa Michaux ...more »

Bowery Apartment Residents Worry about Asbestos Abatement
Mesothelioma.comSeptember 19, 2012

A few weeks ago, tenants were told that renovations in some apartments did not require asbestos abatement “as defined in the regulations of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection.” That was the first red flag, say those who are still living in ...more »

Insurer's Bid To Stay Corning Asbestos Claims Hits Delay
Law360 (subscription)September 19, 2012

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 4:24 PM ET) -- A New York state judge said Tuesday that she needs more information on Illinois law before she can decide if insurance litigation over Corning Inc.'s asbestos claims against Lumbermens Mutual ...more »

Jury Holds Steamship Owners Accountable For Death Of US Merchant Marine
MarketWatch (press release)September 19, 2012

This case was not part of MDL-875, In re Asbestos Products Liability Litigation, in which Motley Rice and the Jaques Admiralty Law Firm currently represent clients in approximately 3,500 pending cases involving Merchant Marines. "As Meso Awareness Day, ...more »

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