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Epstein Becker & Green: U.S. Supreme Court Rules Asbestos Claim Preempted
Posted on 14 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

Guest Blogger Nicolas S. Allison is an Associate in Epstein Becker & Green's Asbestos Group in New York. A graduate of Princeton University and Boston University Law School, in addition to his mass tort asbestos work, Nick also represents firm... Read More

Supreme Court Rejects Suit Alleging Ford Vehicles Caused Man's Cancer
Posted on 11 Jan 2011 by Christopher Bauer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 10 declined to grant a petition for a writ of certiorari to a man who claims that his cancer was caused by defects in automobile windshields ( Ted A. McCracken v. Ford Motor Co. , No. 10... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Breach Of Warranty & Product Liability Claims Dismissed Against Auto Service Provider
Posted on 23 Apr 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin In 2008, the parents of Sean Reeps, brought suit against BMW , Martin Motor Sales and Hassel Motors ("Hassel"), alleging that Sean's mother, Debra, was exposed to gasoline fumes in the family's BMW during her... Read More

Challenging Plaintiff's Proof Of Reasonable Alternative Design
Posted on 15 Mar 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin In the majority of jurisdictions, to establish a claim for design defect in a product liability action, the plaintiff must present some proof of a "feasible alternative design" or "reasonable alternative design."... Read More