Tag: asbestos

How Newport News, Va., Works Around State’s Pro-Business Laws

The NCM’s Sara Warner is noting how the judicial system in one Virginia city is using maritime law – the “laws of the sea” – to bypass that old asbestos litigation debate over state law vs. federal law…. Read More

New Estimate: Asbestos Plaintiff Firms ‘Pocket’ $2 Billion Annually

How much of a victim’s settlement or jury award should go to contingency attorneys is always a touchy subject, so it’s no wonder that a new estimate that plaintiffs’ firms “pocket” $2 billion per year is getting attention…. Read More