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HTMLFamily of Former Tire Builder Awarded $18.6 million in Asbestos Lawsuit
DeHay Elliston L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 1, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
On September 5, 2014, a Dallas County jury found Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. grossly negligent in the death of former employee, Carl Rogers.

 

HTMLTexas Supreme Court Rejects “Any Exposure” Theory and Tweaks Havner for Toxic Tort Cases Flores Decision Applied to Meso Cases
DeHay Elliston L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014
In a decision issued, Friday July 11 2014, the Texas Supreme Court held that: (1) the substantial factor causation recognized in Borg-Warner Corp. v. Flores, applies to mesothelioma cases; and (2) Plaintiffs were not required to prove that but for Bostic’s exposure to Georgia-Pacific...

 

HTMLGeorgia Pacific, LLC v. Farrar: Limiting Defendants Liability for Asbestos Exposure
DeHay Elliston L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 21, 2014, previously published on March 17, 2014
Plaintiff filed suit against thirty Defendants for take home exposure due to asbestos. Plaintiff, Joyce Farrar, alleged that asbestos exposure caused her mesothelioma. Plaintiff lived with her grandparents from the early 1950s until she married in 1974. Her grandfather, John Hentgen, was a mechanic...

 

HTMLE-Discovery in Texas
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Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014
Texas was the first state to enact a discovery rule concerning electronically stored information. Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 196.4 addresses the right to discover electronically stored information, the scope of such discovery, the form of production, and cost shifting. Unlike the Federal Rules,...

 

HTMLCVS Announces Ban on Cigarette Sales
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Legal Alert/Article
February 12, 2014, previously published on February 7, 2014
CVS Caremark (pharmacy) just announced they will stop selling tobacco products in all of its 7600+ US stores by October 1st. CVS has come to the realization that selling tobacco products is incompatible with its commitment to improving the health of its customers. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids...

 

HTMLSurgeon General's Updated Report: Smoking
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Legal Alert/Article
February 7, 2014, previously published on February 3, 2014
January 2014 marked the 50 year anniversary of the landmark 1964 Surgeon General’s report: Smoking and Health. Tremendous progress has been made over the last 50 years. As the report states, “adult smoking rates have fallen from about 43% (1965) to about 18% today.” However,...

 

HTMLTexas Courts are Serious about the Opportunity to Cure
DeHay Elliston L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 7, 2014, previously published on January 27, 2014
We recently had a case in which the plaintiff sued our client for allegedly defective products and demanded that we pay for the cost of remediation necessitated by the defect. The total claimed for remediation was close to $300,000, plus attorneys’ fees for breach of contract. We counter-sued...

 

HTML2014 Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure
DeHay Elliston L.L.P.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 7, 2014, previously published on January 1, 2014
Several important amendments have been made to the Texas Rules of Civil Procedure regarding methods of service and calculation of deadlines. The amendments are effective as of January 1, 2014.