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HTMLIllinois Construction Companies Exposed Workers to Asbestos
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 19, 2015, previously published on August 14, 2015
Over $2 Million in fines are being issued after workers were knowingly exposed to asbestos during the renovation of a former Illinois elementary school. At least eight non-English speaking workers were exposed to asbestos from floor tiles, insulation, and other materials.

 

HTMLSeattle Cancer Center Using New SMART Mesothelioma Treatment
David Bricker, Gary M. Paul; Waters, Kraus & Paul;
Legal Alert/Article
August 7, 2015, previously published on August 3, 2015
A Seattle mesothelioma treatment center is now using the Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy (SMART) methodology developed by doctors at the Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Toronto. In Canada, where the SMART protocol has been studied previously, the percentage of mesothelioma...

 

HTMLStudy Shows Asbestos-Death Numbers and Rates at State and County Levels
Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015
What do states as diverse as Delaware, Maine, Montana, Pennsylvania, Washington and West Virginia have in common? Unfortunately, they have the highest death rates from asbestos-related causes, a shocking 50 to 100 percent higher than the average nationwide, according to a new study by Asbestos...

 

HTMLNatural Contaminants Exceed Human-Made Contaminants in California’s Groundwater
Thomas C. Corless, Josephine C. Lee-Nozaki; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 29, 2015
Defendants in groundwater contamination cases in California have additional evidence to direct blame where it should be placed - on naturally occurring contaminants. An extensive study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has determined that natural contaminants are more prevalent than human-made...

 

HTMLMesothelioma Growth May Be Slowed by Aspirin
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2015, previously published on July 20, 2015
Aspirin may slow growth of mesothelioma, according to researchers at the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. Aspirin apparently prevents the harmful effects of High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1), an inflammatory molecule that aids mesothelioma in its growth and progression.

 

HTMLSuperior Court Rules Tincher Applies to Failure to Warn Cases
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently issued an opinion deciding a number of issues in the consolidated appeal of Amato v. Crane/Vinciguerra v. Crane, 2015 PA Super. 83. The cases were appeals from jury verdicts of $2.5 million and $2.3 million that were tried in Philadelphia in February 2013...

 

HTMLFederal Judge Applies "Bare Metal Defense" Under PA Law
Joshua D. Scheets; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
Judge Eduardo Robreno of the USDC for EDPA issued a thorough and searching analysis of the applicability of what has been termed the "bare metal defense" under Pennsylvania law and predicted how Pennsylvania courts would determine this issue in the current absence of appellate authority...

 

HTMLSummary Judgment Reversed on Plaintiff's Jones Act Claims
Timothy D. Rau; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 16, 2015
The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed orders from the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granting summary judgment in favor of defendants Arco and Sunoco on the basis that evidence existed that the plaintiff was exposed to asbestos aboard vessels operated by the defendants and that the plaintiff...

 

HTMLSetting Priorities for Mesothelioma Research
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 15, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015
Mesothelioma is a continuing problem around the world just as it is in the United States. Asbestos was completely banned in the United Kingdom more than 15 years ago (something that still has not happened in America). Even so, the UK saw 2,535 new mesothelioma cases in 2012, an annual number that...

 

HTMLProposed California Legislation Would Mandate Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Disclosures Statewide
Kristin N. Ivanco, Nicolas P. Martin; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015
California Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) has introduced and sponsored Assembly Bill No. 597, the Asbestos Tort Claim Trust Transparency Act, which if passed would require asbestos plaintiffs to disclose all asbestos bankruptcy trust claim documents in asbestos tort actions. These...

 


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