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When the boys came out to play, Simon Greenstone ran away

The Madison County Record Mar. 1, 2016, 1:36pm

Some asbestos lawyers act like bullies, targeting companies besieged by lawsuits, inflating claims and claimants, using questionable evidence, concealing or delaying claims against other entities, etc.

Double-dipping asbestos law firms exposed

The Madison County Record Feb. 26, 2015, 1:07pm

Two years ago in federal bankruptcy court, the Houston law firm of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas moved for summary judgment against Garlock Sealing Technologies, which had accused the firm of making fraudulently inconsistent claims about the origin of a client’s mesothelioma.

Asbestos law firm gets well-deserved comeuppance

The Madison County Record Jan. 17, 2014, 4:37pm

There are at least two reasons to request a summary judgment. One is that the facts in the case are not in dispute and it makes no sense to waste time and money on a trial. Another reason is sheer lawyer bravado, an audacious attempt to hornswoggle the judge with an argument that won’t bear scrutiny and a trial that likely would go badly.

Judge: Asbestos attorneys made ‘startling’ misrepresentations while pursuing claims

Heather Isringhausen Gvillo Jan. 16, 2014, 11:41am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Jan. 10 that asbestos attorneys have been withholding evidence while pursuing claims against Garlock Sealing Technologies and has ordered the company’s bankruptcy trust to be worth much less than the $1 billion-plus figure for which the attorneys argued.

NuvaRing users claim contraceptive increased blood clot risk

Kelly Holleran Feb. 12, 2013, 11:15am


New asbestos cases filed in St. Louis circuit court

Kelly Holleran Feb. 8, 2012, 1:28am

Guinn St. Louis circuit court appears to have an active asbestos docket.

Asbestos plaintiffs represented by retired St. Clair County judge

Kelly Holleran Jan. 11, 2011, 1:25am

O'Malley Another asbestos lawsuit has been added to the growing list of cases in St. Clair County's asbestos docket.