New Jersey High Court: Companies On Hook When Workers Take Home Toxic Material

The New Jersey Supreme Court has expanded an earlier decision pertaining to “take-home toxic tort liability,” which is the assertion that companies can be responsible when their workers exposed to potentially harmful materials and take those materials home to their spouses.  Now, in Schwartz v. Accuratus Corporation, justices ruled that potential liability can extend not just… Read More »

Appellate Court Upholds $3 Million Asbestos Verdict

The highest court in the State of New York has just upheld a $3 million verdict, according to a recent news article from The Buffalo News.  In this case, a former employee who worked as a pipe fitter for General Motors Company at one of their engine plants had died in 2011 when he was 77-years-old. … Read More »

One Asbestos Awareness Advocate Tells Her Story

As you may have heard, last month President Barack Obama signed a bill into law that allows the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to more easily ban toxic substances, including deadly asbestos fibers. This bill was one of the few bills in recent history that received bipartisan support. While many people think asbestos was… Read More »

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Stidham: Mesothelioma Litigation

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Stidham involved plaintiffs who were diagnosed with lung cancer that attempted to join a single lawsuit against the tobacco companies and the producers of asbestos and asbestos products. These plaintiffs asserted that their cancers were the result of both exposures to deadly asbestos fibers as well from years of tobacco smoking.… Read More »

What is Mesothelioma?

What is Mesothelioma? Mesothelioma, also known as asbestos cancer, is a rare but deadly disease which affects the pleura (a thin lining surrounding the lungs) and other parts of the body. It is caused by exposure to asbestos, naturally occurring minerals which were widely used in various industries for their fire-resistant properties. The most common form… Read More »

Discovering a Law Company in Dallas for Your Mesothelioma Case

Discovering a Law Company in Dallas for Your Mesothelioma Case If you were residing in Texas, particularly in Dallas, you would never discover difficulties looking for an excellent law office that would signify you in your issue against asbestos creators, which should be held responsible for the start of mesothelioma.Through the decades, the variety of… Read More »