Tag: asbestos

More lawsuits expected over J&J talcum powder in 2018

Johnson & Johnson returned to the courtroom in January to face more litigation over allegations that its talcum products caused cancer. The pharmaceutical company’s lawyers entered a Middlesex County, N.J. courtroom for opening statements in a lawsuit “alleging… Read More

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

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