Tag: asbestos litigation

Maryland ruling could open door to asbestos-related death cases

Tens of thousands of cases related to illness and death from asbestos exposure could be adjudicated in Maryland based on an appeal before the state’s highest court. “Maryland’s highest court is weighing whether to give workers who were… 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

CM Publisher Updates AG Probe Into Asbestos Trusts

Posting at The Huffington Post, Courts Monitor Publisher Sara Warner updates an investigation by 13 state attorneys general into what they are calling potential abuse and mismanagement in four of the nation’s largest asbestos bankruptcy trusts. Billions of… Read More