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Attorneys trade accusations of manipulating asbestos courts

Behrens Whether non-settling defendants in Madison County asbestos cases are entitled to know set-offs prior to trial is subject to interpretation - with plaintiff and defense bars trading barbs that their opponents want to "game" the system.

Madison and St. Clair counties 5th on 'Hellhole' list

Akin Madison and St. Clair counties have been ranked fifth among the American Tort Reform Association's (ATRA) annual "Judicial Hellholes" report released on Thursday.

The science of asbestos: A survey of experts

Carbone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - There are some who say all forms of asbestos are unsafe and to be exposed to any amount is hazardous, while others say that one form of asbestos can be handled safely. Then there are some who are not sure.

Congressman calls out asbestos fraud in House hearing

Franks The practice of making duplicate claims from asbestos tort and trust systems was hammered by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) during a House subcommittee hearing Friday.