Asbestos

Arizona Supreme Court Rejects Asbestos Take Home Liability

Arizona Supreme Court Rejects Asbestos Take Home Liability

In yet another example of a Court refusing to extend a legal duty to defendants in an asbestos take home exposure case, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a defendant's motion for summary judgment and rejected plaintiff's argument that a company's legal duty extends to...

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EPA Releases New Asbestos Rule

EPA Releases New Asbestos Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) promulgated a new rule in April of 2019, under the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”), requiring EPA review before any discontinued uses of asbestos can be reintroduced into the marketplace.  This new rule restricts...

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Luis Barba Wins Oral Argument For MSJ in California

Luis Barba Wins Oral Argument For MSJ in California

Luis Barba of CMBG3’s Orange County office successfully argued a motion for summary judgment on behalf of one of our clients in the asbestos litigation, asserting that the plaintiffs had failed to establish through admissible evidence that CMBG3’s client had caused...

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Gilliam Stewart Wins Oral Argument For MSJ in California

Gilliam Stewart Wins Oral Argument For MSJ in California

Gilliam Stewart of CMBG3’s San Francisco office successfully argued a motion for summary judgment on behalf of one of our clients in the asbestos litigation, asserting that the decedent's heirs’ action was time-barred under the applicable one-year statute of...

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Warnings On Children’s Talc Products Brought To House

Warnings On Children’s Talc Products Brought To House

In the latest development in the asbestos-contaminated talc litigation, a Michigan lawmaker introduced a bill (Children's Product Warning Label Act of 2018) to the U.S. House of Representatives that aims to require a warning on children's cosmetic products that...

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