3 Simple Rules For Trying Asbestos Cases In Offbeat Jurisdictions

By Michael G. Terry of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer Michael Terry has been a personal injury trial lawyer for more than 30 years, trying virtually every type of personal injury case, including a personal injury class action. As a partner in Corpus Christi office of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer, Terry...

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: OSHA's Application In Asbestos Cases

By James J. A. Mulhall The Occupational Safety and Health Act ("Act"), which was signed by President Nixon on December 29, 1970, provided the basis for the creation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ("OSHA"). Questions about the applicability of the Act circulated...

Communicating With Juries: Trying Asbestos Cases In Offbeat Jurisdictions

By Michael G. Terry of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer Michael Terry has been a personal injury trial lawyer for more than 30 years, trying virtually every type of personal injury case, including a personal injury class action. As a partner in Corpus Christi office of Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer , Terry...

Asbestos Litigation, Attorney Advertising & Bankruptcy Trusts: The Economic Incentives Behind The New Recruitment Of Lung Cancer Cases

By Marc C. Scarcella, Peter R. Kelso, and Joseph Cagnoli, Jr. [Editor's Note: Marc C. Scarcella and Peter R. Kelso, Managers at the Washington, D.C., office of Bates White Economic Consulting. Joseph Cagnoli, Jr., Shareholder in the Philadelphia office of Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney...

A Third Wave In Asbestos Liabilities Lies Ahead: Actuarial Models Are Systematically Underestimating Exposures

By Bill Wilt and Alan Zimmermann | [Editor's Note: Bill Wilt, President of Assured Research, has had diverse roles in insurance including actuary, research analyst, and corporate development executive. Since founding Assured Research in 2011 the firm has focused on providing actionable research...

Bostic v. Georgia-Pacific: The Texas Supreme Court Extends And Refines Substantial Factor Causation In Asbestos Litigation

By Patrice Pujol and Laura A. Frase [Editor's Note: Patrice Pujol is an appellate and litigation attorney in the Houston Office of Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP. Laura A. Frase is a litigation partner in the Dallas Office of Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy, LLP. Both authors...