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Lawsuit alleging attorney Mikal Watts deceived farmers, badmouthed class actions sent to Syngenta MDL

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 27, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – The Multidistrict Litigation Panel ordered that a lawsuit involving Texas attorney Mikal Watts and Syngenta will be transferred to the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas.

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Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch says Arizona second-hand asbestos exposure ruling could have impacts elsewhere

By Kyla Asbury | May 31, 2018

A recent ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court that found that companies should not be held liable for damages related to second-hand asbestos exposure is “common sense” and could affect similar cases in other states, according to Travis Akin, the executive director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch.

Fifth District reinstates $10B verdict in Price verdict; Philip Morris vows to appeal to Supreme Court

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 29, 2014

The Fifth District Appellate Court on Tuesday reinstated a $10.1 billion verdict in a decade-old class action lawsuit that accused Philip Morris USA of misleading consumers by deceptively marketing “light” and “low tar” cigarettes.

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