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Issue #Premier, November 2000

Class Action Asserts W.R. Grace Hid Attic Insulation Dangers

A class action suit alleging a link between vermiculite and cancer-causing asbestos has been filed


Plaintiffs, Grace Looking to Create Zonolite Insulation MDL

Parties involved in four nationwide Zonolite Attic Insulation class actions agree their complaints


11th Circuit: Motive Not a Factor in Allowing Creditor's Counsel to Recover Fees

In a case of first impression, the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that a creditor's attorney can recover fees


Plaintiffs Awarded More Than $25 Million in First Round of Tyler Pipe Cases

The first trials involving hundreds of asbestos claims filed against Tyler Pipe Industries have ended with more than $25 million


San Francisco Jury Awards Record $10.3 Million in Paraoccupational Exposure Case

A California jury has awarded $10.3 million in compensatory damages to an elderly woman who developed mesothelioma


EPA Files Suit for Access to Libby Asbestos Site

The Justice Department filed suit Sept. 14 on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) demanding


West Virginia Court Says Employees Can Sue State for Asbestos Exposure

Employees of West Virginia University who sued the school after allegedly being exposed to asbestos can continue


ASBESTOS LUNG DISEASE<br>A Primer for Patients, Physicians and Lawyers

Part one of a three-part series by Dr. Lawrence Martin looks at asbestos-related illness


Owens Corning (OWC)

Owens Corning announced Oct. 2 that over the next 18 months it plans to eliminate up to 500 of the 1,400 jobs at its plant in Newark, Ohio. Affected by sluggish second quarter earnings, Owens Corning stock hit


Owens-Illinois (OI)

Trading a quarter point from its year-low on Oct. 2, Owens-Illinois was just one month earlier held 19 percent responsible for $10.3 million worth of damages awarded to a 77-year-old California woman


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