Category: Asbestos

From our Publisher: Call it the “Mystery of the Missing Memo”

Sara Corcoran, correspondent and contributing editor, as well as founding publisher of the National Courts Monitor, is sleuthing to find a missing article about the so-called “Baron & Budd witness coaching memo,” which has gone missing from Wikipedia,… Read More

Title 18 Sec 201: Corruption Code Stuck in Error Mode

By Sara Corcoran, Washington DC Correspondent Title 18 Section 201 is a relatively unknown section of the federal criminal code related to the bribery of public officials and witnesses. Its interpretation and limitations still impact some of the… Read More

Victims Attorneys Confront Filmmaker After Asbestos Documentary Screening

In a panel discussing following a work-in-progress screening of his new asbestos documentary, filmmaker Paul Johnson might put at least two of America’s leading trail attorneys in the “needs more progress” category. The SE Texas Record reports that… Read More

Texas Journalist Explains Medicaid Flaw In Asbestos Lawsuits, Calls For Change

A Dallas-based journalist who pioneered coverage of asbestos lawsuit issues is calling for changes while explaining a “Catch 22” that could be shortchanging states’ Medicaid coffers. Christine Biederman, writing as a contributor to The Hill newspaper in Washington… Read More