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Illinois Appellate Court strengthens sole proximate cause defense in asbestos cases
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

The question of whether a product manufacturer or employer in an asbestos lawsuit can introduce evidence of the plaintiff's exposures to asbestos


Class action round-up - spring 2015
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

On April 27, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robinssetting the stage for an important decision on whether a


Reminder: OSHA’s new hazard communication standard went into effect on June 1
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

The deadline for chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors, and employers to begin complying with OSHA's new hazard communication standard was


Supreme Court to revisit class-certification standards in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

Today, the Supreme Court granted review in what may be a major decision on the standards for class certification, Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, No


No preemption for locomotive’s alleged violations of federal standard
  • Jenner & Block
  • USA
  • March 25 2015

In Delaware & Hudson Railway Co. v. Knoedler Manufacturers, Inc., No. 13-3678 (3d Cir. Jan. 9, 2015), the Third Circuit addressed the question of the


Enforcement guidance for the Hazard Communication Standard compliance date
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

We had previously blogged that June 1, 2015 is the deadline for compliance with the all new hazardous communication (HazCom) standard (29 CFR section


To spoil or not to spoil? Why speculation carried the day for the defense against plaintiff’s spoliation claims
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

This holiday season has been good to the asbestos defense bar. On December 16, 2014, the Illinois Fourth District Appellate Court decided a case


Ohio Supreme Court rules former testimony in a products liability suit is inadmissible in a worker’s compensation suit
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

Donald Burkhart was employed as a maintenance worker for H.J. Heinz Company from 1946 to 1986. While employed at Heinz, Burkhart was frequently


Class action round-up - fall 2014
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After


OSHA Local Emphasis Program for funeral homes, chemical and product manufacturing plants, printing facilities, and outpatient care centers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2014

In an illustration of how widely OSHA will be looking at industries that use highly hazardous chemicals, OSHA's Omaha Area Director recently