Asbestos

Mesothelioma Interests Represented by Brayton Purcell
Mesothelioma Victim’s Widow, Represented by Brayton Purcell, Named to Chrysler Bankruptcy Committee Appointed to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chrysler bankruptcy proceedings is the widow of a mesothelioma victim represented by Alan Brayton and Christina Skubic of...
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Asbestos Exclusion Language Clarified by Court
“Asbestosis Exclusions” in Insurance Policy Apply Only to Asbestosis, Not Other Asbestos Diseases Insurance policies sold by Fireman’s Fund to copper mining company ASARCO LLC in the 1980s, contained a provision that excluded coverage for “asbestosis” claims. In a motion...
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GM to be Free & Clear of Future Asbestos Claims
GM Bankruptcy Plan to Address Future Product Liability Claims, Leaves Asbestos Claimants in the Dust January 29, 2009 — Unlike fellow bankrupt automaker Chrysler, General Motors (GM) has agreed to take on future product liability claims. This includes new claims...
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California: Asbestos & Lead in Kezar Pavilion Cause for Safety Concern
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — March 7, 2008 — Could asbestos and lead exposure at the Kezar Pavilion in San Francisco be to blame for the high incidence of cancer in Recreation and Park Department employees? Some certainly think so. Asbestos...
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