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DOJ raises flag in Kaiser Gypsum bankruptcy; Says it will investigate illegal conduct in trusts

By Ann Maher | Sep 13, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Justice has stepped into Kaiser Gypsum's Chapter 11 bankruptcy pending in the Western District of North Carolina over concerns that its reorganization plan lacks sufficient safeguards to prevent fraud.

Asbestos litigation analysis shows downward trend - except for boom in St. Clair County

By Ann Maher | Sep 10, 2018

While asbestos filings in courts across the country appear to be declining, the number of new cases being filed in St. Clair County Circuit Court have more than doubled from a year ago.

Husband sues manufacturers for wife's asbestos-related death

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 10, 2018

Several manufacturing companies face litigation over a woman's death allegedly connected to asbestos inhalation.

Widow sues manufacturers over husband's fatal lung cancer

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 10, 2018

The widow of a laborer blames several manfucturing companies for the death of her husband.

Husband's alleged asbestos exposure leads to lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 7, 2018

The widow of a laborer blames a group of manufacturing companies of exposing her husband to asbestos.

Manufacturers did not warn about asbestos dangers, widow says

By Lhalie Castillo | Sep 7, 2018

Several manufacturing companies face a lawsuit from a widow who alleges her husband was negligently exposed to asbestos.

ACC moves to dismiss Bestwall’s bankruptcy case, calling it ‘little more than a bad-faith litigation’

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Sep 5, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants, or ACC, argues that Bestwall LLC’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding is a “sham” and was filed in bad faith in an effort to severely limit asbestos liabilities in a favorable venue.

Alleged asbestos exposure prompts lawsuit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 31, 2018

A truck mechanic blames several manufacturing companies for exposing him to asbestos.

Widow sues manufacturers over husband's death from alleged asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 23, 2018

A welder's death prompted his widow to pursue litigation against several manufacturing companies.

Manufacturers face lawsuit for failure to warn about asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 23, 2018

A pipefitter's death has led to allegations of negligent asbestos exposure against a host of well-known companies.

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Citing 'character assassinations' of witnesses, Goodyear asks for new trial in $40 million asbestos case

By John Breslin | Aug 21, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A lawyer for Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., which was ordered by pay $40.1 million to a man who claimed he developed mesothelioma following exposure to asbestos, is asking a judge for a new trial.

Former mechanic sues over alleged asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 17, 2018

A former Illinois mechanic blames a host of companies for causing his lung cancer.

Laborer alleges lung cancer from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 17, 2018

A former welder claims several manufacturers hid the dangers of asbestos exposure.

Suit alleges manufacturers failed to warn about asbestos fibers in their products

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 16, 2018

A veteran and laborer wants to confront many well-known corporations in court over his alleged asbestos exposure.

Widow alleges husband died from asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 15, 2018

Asbestos-laden products caused her husband's lung cancer and eventual death, a Belleville widow claims.

Couple sues manufacturers over alleged asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 9, 2018

Several product manufacturers face a lawsuit over alleged asbestos exposure.

Companies' products led to lung cancer, couple says in suit

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 9, 2018

A former machine builder and millwright claims several companies' products exposed him to asbestos fibers.

Asbestos products blamed for man's death

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

Several asbestos manufacturers face a lawsuit over the death of a man allegedly exposed to asbestos.

Former welder and bus driver blames companies for contact with asbestos

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A former laborer says exposure to asbestos gave him lung cancer.

Companies products caused lung cancer, Chambersburg couple says

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 8, 2018

A couple from Chambersburg say several manufacturers exposed the husband to asbestos fibers.

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