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$2.8 million mesothelioma verdict reversed in part due to Dr. Barry Castleman’s prejudicial trial testimony

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On July 24, 2014, the Supreme Court of Delaware reversed and remanded a $2.8 million jury verdict in a mesothelioma case because the plaintiff's

Brake failure an imminent danger but unlikely to produce harm

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

The failure of the brakes to stop a mining machine on a steep grade was rightly designated as an imminent danger, but there was insufficient evidence

Texas Supreme Court enforces medical criteria for claims involving asbestos and declares the application of Chapter 90 constitutional

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

In a 5-4 opinion issued in Union Carbide Corporation v. Daisy E. Synatzske et al. No. 12-0617 (Tex. July 3, 2014), the Texas Supreme Court held that

California Supreme Court to weigh in on the conflict of authority regarding the “components parts” doctrine

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

On July 9, 2014, the California Supreme Court agreed to review Division Four of the Second Appellate District of the California Court of Appeal's

Component parts supplier case to watch

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

The California Supreme Court has agreed to review a lower appeals court's ruling on the application of the component parts doctrine in a metal

Safety Data Sheet: tips to reduce risk

  • Schiff Hardin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

For companies that manufacture and distribute chemical products, preparing and maintaining Safety Data Sheets (SDS) can seem like simple and routine

Class action round-up - spring 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

In a mortgage-related row, the Ninth Circuit reversed the Central District of California’s grant of summary judgment in favor of several bank

Will the exception swallow the rule? The Northern District of Illinois’ take on the bare metal defense

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2014

The bare metal defense has become a "go-to" defense for defendants involved in national asbestos litigation. Predominantly asserted by manufacturers

New Jersey: no liability for other parties’ asbestos products

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

New Jersey has joined the list of jurisdictions that hold a defendant is not liable for asbestos in replacement parts supplied by others, regardless

Product liability eNewsletter - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

Last year, many of our clients began implementing programs to comply with final Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules on hazard