State Cracks Down Over Asbestos Regulations

State Cracks Down Over Asbestos Regulations

In two separate instances recently, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts continued to show that it will not show leniency towards individuals and companies alike over failure to comply with existing asbestos regulations. In the first instance, the Massachusetts...
Paint Companies Fight $1.15 Billion Lead Ruling

Paint Companies Fight $1.15 Billion Lead Ruling

Yesterday, paint manufacturer Sherwin-Williams Co. and two former lead pigment makers (ConAgra Grocery Products and NL Industries) argued to a California appellate court that a trial court’s ruling of $1.15 billion against the companies should be reversed. The...
$1 Billion In Coverage For Company’s Asbestos Claims

$1 Billion In Coverage For Company’s Asbestos Claims

Nearly 14 years ago, ITT Corp. filed a lawsuit alleging that a group of insurers are obligated to cover ITT’s legal costs and expenses in numerous asbestos lawsuits filed against the company. The company is seeking nearly $1 billion in coverage for the claims...
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