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Jury Selection Begins In J&J’s 1st New Jersey Talc Trial, CVN To Webcast Live

Posted by David Siegel on Jan 5, 2018 12:20:29 PM

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Topics: Asbestos

Jury Sides With Plaintiffs At Nation's 1st Asbestos Trial Against Emerson Electric-Owned Valve Companies

Posted by David Siegel on Aug 7, 2017 2:23:37 PM

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Topics: Products Liability, Asbestos

Cancer-Stricken Former Nuke Worker Takes Valve Makers To Trial Over Asbestos Exposure

Posted by David Siegel on Jul 27, 2017 9:09:43 AM

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Topics: Products Liability, Asbestos, Mass Torts

Appeals Court Scuttles Rare $8M Asbestos Verdict Against R.J. Reynolds, Crane Co.

Posted by David Siegel on Nov 17, 2016 11:11:12 AM

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Topics: Asbestos, tobacco, Florida

GA Supreme Court's Reversal of $4M Asbestos Verdict May Make Cases Harder to Prove

Posted by Steve Silver on Jul 29, 2016 12:34:01 PM


The Georgia Supreme Court’s reversal this month of a $4+ million asbestos verdict clarified the law of causation in asbestos exposure cases, limiting expert testimony on the issue. The ruling potentially makes cases harder to prove by requiring plaintiffs show evidence a defendant’s asbestos was at least a “meaningful contributing factor” to a plaintiff’s overall exposure. Scapa Dryer Fabrics, Inc. v. Knight et al., Case No. S15G1278 (July 5, 2016)., Case No. S15G1278 (July 5, 2016).

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Topics: Asbestos, Georgia