Babcock & Wilcox News

Once hailed as victory, Texas man's asbestos case was used against plaintiffs firm

By John O'Brien | May 13, 2015

Editor’s note: This article is part of a series examining evidence submitted in Garlock Sealing Technologies’ bankruptcy proceeding that was recently unsealed as a result of Legal Newsline’s legal challenge.

Bipartisan bill would bring change to asbestos lawsuits

By John O'Brien | Apr 18, 2012

Quayle WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Legislation introduced Wednesday would require more transparency from the asbestos bankruptcy trust system.

Secrecy of asbestos trusts the topic of policy debate

By John O'Brien | Jan 21, 2012

Stengel WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Two attorneys on opposite sides of a debate over payments to asbestos victims took part Friday in a policy debate presented by the Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy.

Motley Rice files class action against Nuclear Fuel Services

By John O'Brien | Jun 14, 2011

Fitzpatrick PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - The architect of the lead paint lawsuit filed by the state of Rhode Island has filed a class action over a Nuclear Fuel Services materials processing facility in Tennessee.

Pa. company is 89th to collapse under asbestos claims

By Steve Korris | Apr 27, 2010

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Durabla Manufacturing, a Pennsylvania company that made sealing products, collapsed under the weight of 108,000 asbestos suits.

The Record Network