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HTMLItalian Towns Request Honorary Degree Revoked from Stephan Schmidheiny
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 15, 2014, previously published on August 11, 2014
In 2012, Stephan Schmidheiny, was convicted and sentenced to eighteen years of jail time resulting from negligence that led to the asbestos-related deaths of over 2,000 Italians. After appealing the ruling, Mr. Schmidheiny was still found guilty of negligence in 2013.

 

HTMLWisconsin Developer Fined over $47,000 for Asbestos Violations
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 6, 2014
On July 30, 2014, Wisconsin renovation company was fined $47,272 for failing to properly remove asbestos from a facility in the town of Menasha. The PJC Group LLC (PJC) purchased the former Gilbert Paper Company facility back in 2004, and planned to renovate and demolish different parts of the...

 

HTMLVeterans Seek to Repeal Asbestos Law Passed in Wisconsin
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014
Earlier this year, Wisconsin voters approved a bill that limits the rights of asbestos victims seeking compensation for debilitating asbestos-related diseases, like mesothelioma. Despite the law passing four months ago, many retired veterans are getting ready to stand up for their rights today.

 

HTMLLos Angeles Jury Awards $17.7 Million to Widow of Retired Navy Captain
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014
Since we last caught up with Mrs. Major's lawsuit against Lorillard Tobacco Co., a Los Angeles jury has returned a verdict in favor of the widow of sixteen years. Mrs. Tajie Major, who lost her husband in 1998, was awarded $17.7 million dollars on July 30, 2014. The jury's decision was a unanimous...

 

HTMLWhy Most Mesothelioma Patients are Senior Citizens
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 30, 2014
Did you know that about 75% of mesothelioma patients are senior citizens? Our elders are some of those most at risk for a fatal diagnosis, but why?

 

HTMLTobacco Company Puts Sales over Safety
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2014, previously published on July 25, 2014
Gil Purcell, our senior trial lawyer, has fought for the rights of asbestos victims for over almost thirty years. His dedication to public justice has allowed him to represent many individuals across the nation in different court rooms. And while Mr. Purcell is regarded as a premiere asbestos...

 

HTMLElder Abuse and Military Veterans
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
Our veterans have been through so much for our country, you would think they would be honored and celebrated by every single U.S. citizen. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Many companies and individuals target elderly veterans for abuse and scams, rather than celebration.

 

HTMLGarlock Accused of Fraud after Controversial Trial
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 2, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014
You might recall one of our May blog posts touching on the controversial Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy case that took place earlier this year. Many worry that the results of that controversial trial might make it more difficult for victims of asbestos exposure to gain compensation in the...

 

HTMLCompany Fined $100,000 for Asbestos Violations
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency has implemented several laws pertaining to asbestos and the way that it should be handled by certified individuals, but those laws are not always abided by. Recently, a Boise, Idaho-based company violated these laws by contaminating sixteen sites with asbestos...

 

HTMLDuty to Warn Extended to Nephew in California Asbestos Trial
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2014, previously published on June 23, 2014
Failing to supply adequate warnings about the dangers of asbestos is just one way in which asbestos companies and employers in general have deliberately misled and poisoned their workers throughout the years. The side effects of prolonged asbestos exposure have been recorded since Roman times and...

 


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