Category Archives: Asbestos Litigation

Miami Jury Rejects $18.6 Million Claim in Asbestos-Related Wrongful Death Trial

On August 3, 2015, after less than 3 hours of deliberations, a Miami-Dade County jury found Caterpillar Inc., and Dana Co. LLC, not liable for the death of a mechanic who died of mesothelioma after allegedly working with asbestos-containing parts … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Attorneys Joseph Macha and Maryam Danishwar Obtain Defense Verdict in Los Angeles County Superior Court

Joseph Macha and Maryam Danishwar of Foley and Mansfield’s Los Angeles office received a defense verdict on behalf of a client after a 3 ½ week jury trial in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Plaintiff was an employee of a … Continue reading

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MN Asbestos Litigation Update – Jury verdict (Neil Humphreys & Lona Jensen v. 3M, et al.)

On October 22, 2014 after a six day trial, an eight-member jury returned a verdict in favor of plaintiff in a Minnesota living mesothelioma case  (Neil Humphreys and Lona Jensen v. 3M, et al.).  This is the first plaintiff verdict … Continue reading

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Minnesota Supreme Court Confirms Reallocation of Damages

A Minnesota Supreme Court ruling today prohibiting reallocation of uncollectable damages will affect the allocation of fault on defendants at trial in asbestos cases. The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an opinion today that will affect asbestos-related cases in the State … Continue reading

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Oakland attorneys Andrew L. Sharp and Khaled Taqi-Eddin Earn a Non-Suit on Behalf of Calaveras Asbestos, Ltd.

Andrew L. Sharp and Khaled Taqi-Eddin successfully argued and were awarded a Non-Suit after three weeks of trial for Calaveras Asbestos, Ltd. in the Fresno County Superior Court, State of California. Plaintiffs filed suit for the death of James Phillips … Continue reading

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Foley & Mansfield’s Northern California Trial Teams Limits New Jersey Asbestos Damage Demand

In Kaenzig v. Whittaker Clark & Daniels (New Brunswick, NJ), Foley & Mansfield’s Northern California trial team succeeded in limiting a multi-million dollar damage demand sought by the plaintiffs in this recently decided mesothelioma TALC exposure case. On November 1, … Continue reading

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