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HTMLAsbestos Company Accused of Destroying Evidence in Trial
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014
Recently, BASF Catalysts, LLC, the world's largest chemical maker, has been ordered to face claims that they and their lawyers fraudulently hid evidence to avoid asbestos personal injury lawsuits.

 

HTMLAsbestos Defendants Face New Danger as Court Permits Punitive Damages in NYCAL Trials
Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 15, 2014, previously published on April 9, 2014
On April 8, 2014, Justice Sherry Klein Heitler issued a decision permitting asbestos plaintiffs in New York County to seek punitive damages in asbestos trials — a departure from decades of prior practice in New York City Asbestos Litigation (NYCAL). For almost 20 years, the NYCAL Case...

 

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...

 

HTMLNatural Gas Explosion Leads to Asbestos Problems
Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 19, 2014, previously published on March 18, 2014
If one were to believe the defense lawyers for the asbestos industry, the "crisis" of asbestos is over. The product has been banned from many uses in the United States since the early 1990s, and many of the deaths attributed to asbestos induced mesothelioma in the last three or four...

 

HTMLNaturally Occurring Asbestos Found in Nevada
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 7, 2014, previously published on March 5, 2014
Asbestos is everywhere. Not only has it been worked into homes, commercial buildings, and consumer products all over America, it can be found naturally within our environment. Six different, naturally occurring asbestos minerals can be found in locations around the country, some of which have been...

 

HTMLDespite Asbestos Restrictions, Mesothelioma Rates Remain Unchanged
Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
February 12, 2014
Asbestos is a naturally occurring but highly hazardous mineral fiber that was once widely used in a variety of industrial and consumer products in the United States. Unfortunately, while asbestos use in the U.S. has plummeted dramatically over the past several decades, the prevalence of...

 

HTMLAsbestos Use in Around the World
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 21, 2014, previously published on January 20, 2014
Many individuals are shocked to hear that asbestos is not fully banned in America. In fact, products made in the United States are allowed to be comprised of less that 1% asbestos! It might be even more shocking for some to hear about the continued use of asbestos all over the world. Although it...

 

HTMLFederal Convictions for Asbestos Abatement Violations Upheld
Lucas L. Johnson II; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 6, 2014, previously published on December 31, 2013
This week we note that the geographic impact of asbestos contamination knows no bounds and a similar report from Chattanooga of two men who were convicted of similar violations of federal laws during the demolition of a textile mill. The men had appealed their convictions, but the federal court of...

 

HTMLIs It Too Late For An Asbestos Attorney?
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2014, previously published on December 27, 2013
Is it safe to say we have all seen the commercials? You know, the ones with different mesothelioma attorneys urging you to call them the instant you have been diagnosed? While you shouldn't trust just any attorney to handle your mesothelioma case, you should certainly consider getting one started...

 

HTMLCalifornia Supreme Court to Determine When Asbestos Warnings Needed
Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 13, 2013
In California, individuals who are diagnosed with mesothelioma or other asbestos-related diseases have the right to go to court to seek damages from the companies or entities responsible for causing the asbestos exposure.

 


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