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Lanier Law Firm Expands Los Angeles Office With Latest Additions
Posted on 10 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - The Lanier Law Firm is expanding the firm's Toxic Exposure and Asbestos practice and adding two attorneys to the firm's recently expanded Los Angeles office. Trey Jones and Alexandra Shef have joined the firm in Los Angeles, where... Read More

Chadbourne & Parke Continues London Office Expansion With Addition Of Products Liability Partner
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP has announced that Michael Bos has joined the firm as international partner in the London office. Bos will focus his practice on products liability counseling and defense, working with... Read More

Pellettieri Rabstein And Altman Announce New Partner Bruce Zamost
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PRINCETON, N.J. - The law firm of Pellettieri, Rabstein and Altman (PR&A) has announced that attorney Bruce Zamost has joined its medical malpractice, products liability and catastrophic injury group as a partner. Zamost has long been dedicated... Read More

Weitz & Luxenberg Attorney Ellen Relkin To Co-Chair Major DePuy Litigation
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Weitz & Luxenberg has announced that Ellen Relkin, one of the leading attorneys in its Defective Medicines and Medical Devices Litigation Unit, has been selected to co-chair the Plaintiff's Executive Committee acting on behalf of the... Read More

Crowell & Moring Adds Torts Partner Kevin C. Mayer In Los Angeles
Posted on 17 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Crowell & Moring LLP has announced the addition of partner Kevin C. Mayer to the firm's Torts Group. Based in the firm's Los Angeles office, Mayer brings more than 25 years of litigation and trial experience to the firm's... Read More

Friedman Schuman Augments Litigation Practice
Posted on 18 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JENKINTOWN, Pa. - Friedman Schuman PC is strengthening its litigation practice with the addition of shareholder Michael Yanoff and associate Andrew Brown. Yanoff is an accomplished and sophisticated litigator with more than 37 years of experience representing... Read More

Global Settlement Fund, Claims Administrator Named In Welding Fume Litigation
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 by Bill G Lowe

CLEVELAND - (Mealey's) The judge presiding over the consolidated welding fume products liability litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio today issued a memorandum and order establishing a Welding Fume MDL Resolution... Read More

Duane Morris LLP Alert: New Pennsylvania Law Limits Joint And Several Liability
Posted on 8 Jul 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

On June 28, 2011, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Senate Bill 1131 ; and in doing so, the future of joint and several liability in Pennsylvania was reduced to a list of exceptions. The new law provides that "where liability is attributed... Read More

California Top Court: Manufacturers Not Liable For Third-Party Asbestos Products
Posted on 13 Jan 2012 by Bryan Redding

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) A manufacturer may not be held strictly liable or negligent for harm caused by another manufacturer's asbestos-containing product except where the defendant bears some direct responsibility for the resulting harm, the... Read More

Pennsylvania Jury Finds Prempro Did Not Cause Women's Breast Cancers
Posted on 18 Aug 2010 by Shane Dilworth

PHILADELPHIA - (Mealey's) A Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court jury on Aug. 18 decided that two women's use of Wyeth's Prempro did not cause them to develop breast cancer and that the maker of the hormone replacement therapy should not be required... Read More

William A. Ruskin Joins Gordon & Rees as Partner in Environmental/Toxic Tort Practice
Posted on 3 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

William A. Ruskin has joined Gordon & Rees as a partner in the Environmental/Toxic Tort and Agricultural Chemicals & Pesticides Practice Groups. He is affiliated with the firm's New York office. 90 Broad Street, 23rd Floor New York,... Read More