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William A. Ruskin: Applying The Brakes To ‘Take-Home’ Asbestos Claims

By William A. Ruskin The typical “take-home” plaintiff is a bystander such as the child who claims she was exposed to asbestos while playing in the basement where her father’s work clothes covered with asbestos dust were laundered. Across the United States, the battle lines are being...

Georgia Jury Awards $150 Million To Parents Of Boy Killed When Jeep’s Gas Tank Ignited (Watch The Videos)

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. — (Mealey’s) A state court jury April 2 awarded $150 million to the family of a 4-year-old boy who died in a fire after the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee in which he was riding was involved in a rear-end collision ( James B. Walden, et al. v. Chrysler Group LLC , No. 12-CV-472...