CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Garlock Sealing Technologies, the company that successfully argued asbestos attorneys were gaming the compensation system, has filed four lawsuits against law firms.
Reavley NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has chosen not to revisit its recent decision that affirmed a fraud verdict against two Mississippi asbestos attorneys.
Presser WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A Northwestern University law professor says U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts did his best to keep the court from seeming like another political body - at the expense of federalism.
Roberts WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the controversial provision of health care reform requiring individuals to purchase insurance or face a financial penalty is a constitutional tax.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The House Judiciary Committee on Friday passed a bill that would require asbestos bankruptcy trusts to provide more information on exposure claims made to them.