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Study: Tort costs go down, employment goes up

By Michael Tremoglie | Oct 31, 2011

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The costs associated with the United States tort system are excessive compared to other countries

The science of asbestos: A survey of experts

By Michael Tremoglie | Oct 19, 2011

Carbone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - There are some who say all forms of asbestos are unsafe and to be exposed to any amount is hazardous, while others say that one form of asbestos can be handled safely. Then there are some who are not sure.

The science of asbestos: A survey of experts

By Michael Tremoglie | Oct 18, 2011

Carbone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - There are some who say all forms of asbestos are unsafe and to be exposed to any amount is hazardous, while others say that one form of asbestos can be handled safely. Then there are some who are not sure.

**FOR PRINT***The science of asbestos: A variety of definitions

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 27, 2011

Carbone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Asbestos litigation has become a multibillion-dollar industry -- bankrupting large corporations, enriching lawyers and courts and providing much needed relief to victims of the deadly diseases that exposure to some types asbestos in specific amounts will cause.

Tort reform equals more medical care, Texas think tank reports

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 23, 2011

Brannan AUSTIN - A new study issued this month by a Texas public policy think tank states that medical malpractice reform has increased medical access to residents across the state.

Asbestos abatement school owner sentenced

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 20, 2011

Ortiz A woman who was one of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "most wanted" fugitives was sentenced Sept. 13 to 87 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

EPA rule forcing Texas energy company to lay-off workers

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 13, 2011

Campbell Texas-based energy company Luminant announced Monday that it needs to close facilities and lay-off about 500 people so that it can be in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution rule.

Franks calls out asbestos fraud in House hearing

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 13, 2011

Franks The practice of making duplicate claims from asbestos tort and trust systems was hammered by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) during a House subcommittee hearing Friday.

EPA rule forcing Texas energy company to lay-off workers

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 13, 2011

Campbell Texas-based energy company Luminant announced Monday that it needs to close facilities and lay-off about 500 people so that it can be in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's Cross-State Air Pollution rule.

Franks calls out asbestos fraud in House hearing

By Michael Tremoglie | Sep 13, 2011

Franks The practice of making duplicate claims from asbestos tort and trust systems was hammered by Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) during a House subcommittee hearing Sept. 9.

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