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Talc and Cancer
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • September 24 2018

The asbestostalc allegations and litigationjury verdict history are scary to any company who may have been involved in talc-containing products


Illinois Appellate Court reverses $4.6m verdict: No duty if no knowledge of product risks, and presence on site not enough for causation
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

On Sept. 5, 2018, an Illinois Appellate Court reversed a McLean County $4.6 million jury verdict against defendant Hobart Brothers Company on two


Council fined for failing to prevent exposure to asbestos
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2018

Kent County Council has been fined £200,000 after workers were exposed to asbestos in a school formerly run by the council. In 2014 a routine food


Is flammable cladding the new asbestos? What are the issues for the construction industry
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • September 4 2018

This is the second Episode in our Construction & Engineering video series on the flammable cladding crisis. In part two, Natasha Stojanovich one of


What to do if you find asbestos in your home
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2018

Asbestos was used widely as a fireproof building and insulation material but is now known to cause respiratory diseases and cancer, and was banned in


No, EPA Isn’t Putting Asbestos Back Into Buildings
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2018

This summer, EPA sparked public outrage with its proposed “significant new use” rule, or SNUR, addressing certain commercial uses of asbestos


Asbestos claimant receives six figure settlement plus cover for future medical expenses following mesothelioma diagnosis
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2018

A man who was exposed to asbestos for just two days while working for the London Borough of Barnet in the 1960s has received compensation following


60 seconds with mesothelioma and asbestos claims solicitor Annabelle Neilson
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2018

Anyone who has received a diagnosis of an asbestos-related disease such as mesothelioma, asbestos-related lung cancer, asbestosis or pleural


US talc litigation has important lessons for UK insurers
  • RPC
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • August 2 2018

Although it is unlikely litigation involving household staples such as talcum powder could succeed in the UK, the on-going US litigation underlines a


Landmark legal case allows key historical documents which reveal the extent of the dangers of asbestos to be given to a non-party
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2018

In a landmark judgment, the Court of Appeal has today ruled that Graham Dring, on behalf of the Asbestos Victims Support Group Forum UK, has a