Gavin BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - A former railroad employee alleges he developed a non-cancerous disease after working near asbestos throughout his nearly 40-year career.
MT. VERNON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - An employer who allows its workers to bring home clothing contaminated with asbestos fibers is responsible for any asbestos-related disease that worker or his immediate family members contract, an Illinois appeals court says.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has found in favor of Shell and another corporation, deciding that an oil industry service provider failed to produce enough evidence to prove that Shell stole two of its employees.
Part 3 in a series on New Mexico's Court of Appeals.
Kennedy Most of the judges on the New Mexico Court of Appeals get a failing grade when it comes to the "expansion of liability," according to a judicial evaluation report.
'Land of Enchantment' in 'Hellhole': Tort reform group calls New Mexico's appeals court 'pro-liability'
Justices of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Top row: Linda M. Vanzi, Michael E. Vigil, Roderick T. Kennedy, Robert E. Robles, Timothy L. Garcia. Bottom row: Jonathan B. Sutin, James J. Wechsler, Cynthia A. Fry, Michael D. Bustamante, Celia Foy Castillo To tourists, New Mexico's heavenly vistas make it the "Land of Enchantment," but to legal reform advocates, the state's appeals court makes it a hellhole.
Greve In the 10 years since Toshiba settled a class action lawsuit for $2.1 billion, class action litigation against high tech industries has become increasingly rare, experts say.
Newton BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) -- Ten years ago, Toshiba made headlines across the country when it reached a shocking $2.1 billion settlement in a class action lawsuit filed against it in 1999.
BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline)-- It's been 10 years since Toshiba settled what is probably the largest recovery ever obtained in a class action lawsuit for economic damages.
BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline)--It's been 10 years since Toshiba settled what is probably the largest recovery ever obtained for economic damages in a class action lawsuit.
BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline)--It's been 10 years since Toshiba settled what is probably the largest recovery ever obtained in a class action lawsuit for economic damages.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) -- A company named as a defendant in an asbestos lawsuit is fighting back, alleging the complaint against it should be dismissed because it had no choice other than to follow the U.S. Navy's strict specifications when it manufactured products for a ship.
Richard Cordray (D) COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)--Hundreds of people were crammed into a ballroom at the Renaissance Hotel in Columbus with Democratic attorney general candidate Richard Cordray when he was projected the winner of the race.
No major glitches and no lawsuits were reported in the voting booths of Ohio's capital today, said Michael Stinziano, director of Franklin County Board of Elections.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)--Four years ago, Jeffrey Douglas waited in line at the same Columbus voting spot for at least two and a half hours.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline)--A record 1.46 million Ohioans cast absentee ballots, according to figures Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner compiled through Oct. 24.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Mortgage lender Countrywide has reached an $8.68 billion settlement with 11 states. West Virginia is not one of them.
Walker CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Supreme Court candidate Beth Walker released the first two television ads of her campaign Thursday.
Greear CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A recent poll published in the State Journal shows West Virginia Attorney General candidate Dan Greear catching up to incumbent Darrell McGraw.
O'Connor CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Former United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor may soon lead the way for a reform of West Virginia's judicial system.