Asbestos is the source for more complete asbestos-related litigation news. Summaries of important decisions, verdicts and complaints are at the core of every issue, but this publication isn't simply a review of case law. We identify the critical trends and track important stories as they unfold, bringing you unique insights and valuable information.
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Issue #3, February 2001
For companies named in asbestos lawsuits, the year 2001 has begun just where 2000 left off. More than two dozen companies can point to asbestos liability as the reason they had to either shut their doors
Issue #2, January 2001
After a mostly steady November, USG Corp.'s stock jumped almost 30 percent Nov. 7 following news that Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has plans to acquire a 15 percent share in the Chicago-based
W.R. Grace's stock value rose more than 25 percent in early December, but the stock has leveled off since then. Grace is now facing a certified class action in Washington state over its tremolite-containing Zonolite Attic Insulation. Th
Owens-Illinois' stock dropped to a new year-low on Nov. 15, dipping 40 percent to $3.37. But that wasn't the end of the ride