Asbestos defense attorneys in Madison County say that a bill designed to target asbestos litigation abuse may not have a significant effect on the nation’s busiest asbestos docket.
Armstrong Teasdale News
ST. LOUIS – Since asbestos cases have found their way back into federal courts across the nation, attorneys from both sides of the asbestos litigation field have agreed that litigating in district courts is nothing to be afraid of.
Asbestos litigation exploded under Byron's watch; Docket designed to 'beat defendants into submission,' critic says
ByronMadison County’s asbestos docket has seen a number of judges on its road to becoming the epicenter for asbestos litigation in the U.S.The docket was first established in the mid-1980s with mass asbestos filings against local industries brought as a result of union-provided cancer screenings.Defense attorney Raymond Fournie of Armstrong Teasdale estimated that between 3,000 and 4,000 cases were
StobbsThe HarrisMartin Publishing company is hosting an asbestos conference in St. Louis next month with Madison County Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs scheduled to speak about the county’s growing asbestos docket.The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis on Sept. 18. It begins with welcoming remarks from co-chairs Amy E. Garrett of the plaintiffs firm Simmons, Hanly, Conroy
A lawsuit filed by a former Wal-Mart employee terminated for allegedly stealing cakes was removed to federal court on Nov. 8.