The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers using asbestos in the workplace have a duty of care to protect employees’ household members. Read more
Halliburton Co. has reached a $100 million settlement to end a more than 14-year-old securities class action pending in Texas federal court. Read more
Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. Read more
Researchers believe that the diagnostic accuracy of mesothelioma tests would be better if BAP1 were included in the recommended panels. Read more
Severe lung disease in the workplace relates to a number of dreadful and debilitating lung diseases that arise due to chemical, vapor, dust, metal, mold or other hazardous substance exposure... Read more
The owner of Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC has agreed to pay $480 million to settle with current and future asbestos claimants. Read more
The jury-instruction issue involved Union Carbide's responsibility to warn end-users about the dangers of its asbestos product, which went into manufactured goods such as joint compounds and... Read more
A South Carolina jury has found Celanese Corporation liable for a worker's exposure to asbestos at one of the industrial chemical company's facilities that resulted in a fatal case of mesoth... Read more
The family of a Florence, Ala., woman who died in 2013 from the lung disease mesothelioma will receive a $3.5 million award for her pain and suffering and medical expenses. Read more
In earlier editions of the Jere Beasley Report, we discussed the much touted securities case, Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund Inc. The case questioned whether a plaintiff could rely on... Read more
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