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Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Cumulative-Exposure Theory for Asbestos Claims
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2018

Plaintiffs’ burden of proving that a particular defendant caused an asbestos-related injury will become more difficult due to a recent Ohio Supreme

North Carolina Court Finds Employer’s Negligence to Be Superseding, Sole Proximate Cause of Asbestos Plaintiff’s Injuries
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • February 7 2018

Plaintiff appealed a jury verdict in the District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in favor of an asbestos product vendor. Plaintiff

California Court of Appeal Embraces Presence - Not Evidence - As Causation
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

Last month, a California court of appeal ruled that “a plaintiff has no obligation to prove asbestos exposure from a specific product on a specific

Construction Negligence: an overview of 2017
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2017

The end of the year lends itself to a time of reflection, and similarly to case-law reviews. As I pick which professional - from social workers to

New York Court Rejects Insurer’s Defenses to Coverage for Asbestos Claims Arising Out of the Construction of the Original World Trade Center
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

On November 29, 2017, the New York Supreme Court issued an important ruling benefiting policyholders seeking insurance coverage for toxic tort claims

Landmark judgment in the High Court as judge rules historic asbestos documents can be revealed
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2017

The landmark decision sets a precedent for all cases enabling vital documents to be made public outside of the litigation. The Asbestos Victims

Real Estate Quarterly Summer 2017 17 Case round-up
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2017

A consortium of developers, including Persimmon Homes, instructed civil engineering consultants, Arup, to investigate a Welsh industrial site for

IPF - Second Wave Of Asbestosis Claims?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 26 2017

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which the lungs become scarred and breathing becomes increasingly difficult. IPF is commonly

Iowa Legislature Introduces Asbestos Litigation Reforms
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

Over more than four decades of asbestos litigation, many former manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos-containing products have since filed for

Asbestos lawyer shocked by rise in illegal dumping of toxic substance
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2017

A recent report on ITV News reveals that the illegal fly tipping of asbestos is on the rise in the UK. Asbestos is a toxic substance that is widely