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
A jury in Florida has awarded $2 million to a retired air conditioning electrician who developed an asbestos-related illness after two years of on-the-job exposure
A jury in Smith County has awarded nearly $4 million to the wife of a Texas man who developed mesothelioma, allegedly after years of exposure at Kelly-Springfield Tire Co. Shelton v. Brown & Root
In response to a note from the jury indicating they were deadlocked over the verdict and one member was threatening to kill another, U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein declared a mistrial in a lawsuit
G-I Holdings, Inc., which recently sought protection from asbestos claims in bankruptcy court, filed a federal