Join Matindale-Hubbell Connected



Search Results (718)

  
Documents on toxic torts
 

View Page: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>
Show: results per page
Sort by:
Sponsored Results

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLCalifornia Mesothelioma Doctors Studying Cryoablation
Shawna Forbes-King, Michael B. Gurien; Waters, Kraus & Paul;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015
Mesothelioma specialists at the Pacific Mesothelioma Center (PMC), David Geffen School of Medicine UCLA, have long been advocates for using cryoablation to treat mesothelioma tumors that return following surgery. Now PMC researchers reportedly are looking for ways to boost the effectiveness of...

 

HTML'Groundbreaking' Cure For Mesothelioma Uses Nanotechnology
Waters Kraus LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2015, previously published on June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015 - A medical school professor in Australia has teamed up with other scientists to develop a new mesothelioma treatment that reportedly has saved one patient’s life. Dr Glen Reid, an associate professor at the University of Sydney Medical School hopes his...

 

HTMLAsbestos Removal Deadline in Rwanda to be met by 2016
Katie Nealon; Brayton Purcell LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015
Today, there is nearly 800,000 square feet of asbestos roofing material being utilized in schools and hospitals in Rwanda, Africa. By 2016, the country aims to have eliminated it all.

 

HTMLStandard Chemotherapy Regimen for Pleural Mesothelioma May Add Bevacizumab
Peter A. Kraus, Troyce G. Wolf; Waters & Kraus, LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2015, previously published on June 17, 2015
Malignant pleural mesothelioma may soon be getting a new standard of care. Bevacizumab may be added to the current standard chemotherapy regimen of pemetrexed and cisplatin. According to Dr. Gerald Zalcman, who recently presented a paper at the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)...

 


View Page: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  Next  >>