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.
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.
Several manufacturing companies face litigation over a woman's death allegedly connected to asbestos inhalation.
The widow of a laborer blames several manfucturing companies for the death of her husband.
The widow of a laborer blames a group of manufacturing companies of exposing her husband to asbestos.
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’
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.
A welder's death prompted his widow to pursue litigation against several manufacturing companies.
A pipefitter's death has led to allegations of negligent asbestos exposure against a host of well-known companies.
Citing 'character assassinations' of witnesses, Goodyear asks for new trial in $40 million asbestos case
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.
A former Illinois mechanic blames a host of companies for causing his lung cancer.
A former welder claims several manufacturers hid the dangers of asbestos exposure.
A veteran and laborer wants to confront many well-known corporations in court over his alleged asbestos exposure.
Several product manufacturers face a lawsuit over alleged asbestos exposure.
A former machine builder and millwright claims several companies' products exposed him to asbestos fibers.
A former laborer says exposure to asbestos gave him lung cancer.