BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Special Appeals has upheld a judgment in favor of CBS Corp., contending that a statute of repose barred a man from suing the company in an asbestos case.
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A three-judge panel of the state’s Intermediate Court of Appeals, or ICA, ruled March 16 that the aggregate settlement amount provided was good enough, upholding the Circuit Court of the First Circuit’s Dec. 21, 2015 order.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Several asbestos defendants in the asbestos multidistrict litigation court are opposing Judge Eduardo Robreno’s recent suggestion to remand cases back to their transferor courts without severing punitive damages requests.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Among the 207 asbestos cases set for trial in Madison County, Ill., this week, just two of the plaintiffs are from Madison County.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – The asbestos multidistrict litigation court has ruled on several summary judgment motions in a case in which the plaintiff argued that asbestos from original component parts would have still been present in equipment aboard Navy vessels during his service.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that summary judgment was proper in an asbestos case where the decedent’s only evidence was that he “just knew” asbestos was used in the products at issue.
MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) - A jury has awarded more than $1 million to a Texas company in a lawsuit over its podcasting patent.
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Defendants in three separate Madison County, Ill., asbestos cases alleging lung cancer have appealed orders denying their forum non conveniens motions to dismiss, which a judge said failed to sufficiently argue that Illinois is inconvenient for all parties involved in the cases.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed that a former refinery worker failed to provide enough evidence proving his late wife's third-party mesothelioma resulted from the defendant's products.
Crowder EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Madison County, Ill., Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder has provided Simmons Browder law firm of East Alton with 185 valuable trial slots in her asbestos court for 2013.