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Peter Angelos, facing the loss of thousands of asbestos lawsuits, wants lawmakers' help

On Dec. 1, the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, is scheduled to hear an appeal of Duffy v. CBS, a 2015 decision that applied Maryland’s 20-year statute of repose to an asbestos lawsuit.

Baltimore Backlog: Angelos firm accused not pursuing trials for asbestos clients, lawmakers told

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) - Asbestos attorneys from the main firm in one of the largest – but apparently not busiest – dockets in the country told Maryland lawmakers on Tuesday of their plan to push their dormant cases through the system to eliminate a backlog of nearly 30,000 lawsuits.

Defunct boiler maker, crippled by asbestos claims, files for bankruptcy again

Company submitted documents showing Weitz & Luxenberg has filed the most claims against it. Funds from a settlement with three insurers will help create the bankruptcy trust for current asbestos claimants.

Maryland facing backlog of 30,000 asbestos cases

Defense attorney says past practices of consolidation were fiascos, and a judge in 2014 denied the Law Offices of Peter Angelos' request to institute a third consolidation phase.

Garlock offered Philly cases as proof asbestos lawyers were withholding evidence

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.

Second Circuit: Pfizer lost protection against asbestos suits

Angelos NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Because Pfizer used its logo on asbestos-containing products made by a company it acquired, lawsuits brought in Pennsylvania by the Law Offices of Peter Angelos may proceed, an appeals court has ruled.

Philadelphia asbestos docket a mix of local and national firms

Angelos PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Local law firms seem to make up the majority of Philadelphia's asbestos docket at the Complex Litigation Center, but some regional and national firms also have a presence in the city.