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.
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.
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.
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.