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HTMLBenzene Exposure Threatens Astoria Port Offices
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 19, 2016, previously published on October 10, 2016
Staff offices for the Port of Astoria in Oregon have moved due to health concerns related to benzene exposure. Benzene is highly toxic and known to cause blood-related diseases. Port officials decided to pay almost $46,000 for an environmental review of the air quality in the Port’s former...


HTMLPleural Mesothelioma Drug Galinpepimut-S Granted Fast Track Status
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 3, 2016
For Vietnam veterans who served aboard ship in the Navy, asbestos exposure was virtually unavoidable. Particularly for those who worked in the confines of the engine room on insulated equipment, exposure to asbestos gaskets, packing, blankets, and insulation was a daily occurrence. Back in the...


HTMLCalifornia Issues New Proposition 65 Warning Regulations
Duane Morris LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 13, 2016
After nearly two years of consideration and multiple public hearings, California has adopted wholesale changes to the Proposition 65 warning regulations that impact companies doing business in California or whose products are sold in California. These new regulations have substantially rewritten...


HTMLSteelmaker Fined $170,000 for Asbestos Violations
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 21, 2016, previously published on September 12, 2016
Pittsburgh’s U.S. Steel has been fined $170,000 for exposing seven workers to asbestos hazards. According to Scott Frost, a partner with the mesothelioma law firm Waters Kraus & Paul, steel mill employees have been heavily exposed to asbestos on the job for decades. As a result, they are...


HTMLEastern District Court of Pennsylvania Predicts Applicability of the “Bare Metal” Defense in Pennsylvania Asbestos Litigation
Melissa Devich Cochran; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 1, 2016
Known in the asbestos community as the “bare metal” defense is the theory that a product manufacturer cannot be held liable for alleged harms caused by asbestos component parts used with its product when it did not manufacture, distribute or supply the component part. This theory is...


HTMLItalian Company Officials Sentenced for Mesothelioma Deaths
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 16, 2016, previously published on August 8, 2016
Most mesothelioma asbestos lawsuits in the United States do not end with a criminal conviction and jail sentence for those found to be responsible. Things recently went very differently for former company officials with Italian electronics company Olivetti. Several company managers were sentenced...


HTMLPlaintiff Fails to Identify a Specific Asbestos Containing Product Manufactured, Delivered, Distributed or Supplied by the Defendant: Asbestos Injury Claim Dismissed
Abrams Gorelick Friedman Jacobson LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2016, previously published on May 6, 2016
A Complaint alleging asbestos injury has been dismissed as against one of numerous defendants where plaintiff failed "to adequately identify a specific asbestos containing product manufactured, delivered, distributed or supplied by the defendant ... which exposed the plaintiff to asbestos...


HTMLTalc Litigation: The Big Picture
Michael Jordan; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2016, previously published on May 20, 2016
In 2015 and 2016, juries awarded $13 million in a talc case in California, and $72 million and $55 million in talc cases tried in Missouri.


HTMLAmericans Still at Risk for Mesothelioma from Asbestos
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on June 6, 2016
Decades after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began regulating and eventually banning the use of asbestos in a wide variety of products, asbestos continues to cause the deaths of thousands of Americans each year, including the roughly 3000 who are diagnosed every year with mesothelioma....


HTMLParty Not Entitled to Counsel Fees for Either Negotiations or Litigation Involving Access Agreement for Remediation on Residential Property
Kevin T. Bright, Lila Wynne; Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
July 28, 2016, previously published on July 14, 2016
In State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Company v. Florkiewicz, 2008 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 572 (App. Div. 2008), State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. appealed from a judgment which granted Marion Florkiewicz’s application for counsel fees incident to the negotiation of an access...


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