"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
Karl Rove's Efforts to "Buy" Courts Harmed America, Says Legendary Attorney
Polsinelli Podcast - Business Litigation Survival Guide
Class Action Litigation Reform – Interview with Dan Pascucci, Member, Mintz Levin
Prosecuting Environmental and Toxic Torts
Is Fracking Safe?
Not all workplace injuries involve falls and collisions. Some of the damage done on the job is more gradual and subtle. Many jobs in Illinois involve hazardous levels of exposure to chemicals and other harmful substances. ...more
One of the biggest risks oil and gas companies face is a blowout or other catastrophic event that causes serious injury or death. In the aftermath of such an event, companies often find themselves facing lawsuits by injured...more
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently issued a ground-breaking decision that could potentially expose employers to a wave of new lawsuits by former employees suffering from mesothelioma. In its November 22, 2013 opinion in...more
Court finds in Tooey that Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act does not bar latent occupational disease lawsuits against employers.
On November 22, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Tooey et al. v. AK Steel Corp. et...more
Benzene is absorbed rapidly and extensively after inhalation and ingestion. It is
absorbed less extensively through intact skin; however, percutaneous absorption
may contribute to total body burden....more
This educational case study document is one in a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to promote the adoption of medical practices that aid...more
On February 24, 2009 the Missouri Supreme Court issued an opinion in Mo. Alliance for Retired Americans v. Dep't of Labor, 277 S.W.3d 670 (Mo. banc 2009), addressing whether the 2006 modifications to the Missouri Workers'...more
Victims and their families can breathe easier, literally and figuratively, knowing they are eligible for compensation and health benefits under the Zadroga Act.
If you are an EMT worker, NYC firefightre, NYC police office...more
This educational case study document is one in a series of self-instructional publications designed to increase knowledge of hazardous substances in the environment and to promote the adoption of medical practices that aid in...more
The only documented OWCP claim issued by the USDOL for the death of a US federal civilian employee due to Agent Orange.
Claimant was a young civilian employee of the US Army employed in Vietnam from 1968 through 1975...more
This article focuses upon environmental cases. Litigation concerning
pharmaceuticals and medical devices may raise different issues because of the role of the FDA. The interface of science and law is central to toxic...more
Information on the use of asbestos for industrial purposes, workplace and school asbestos exposure, and the diseases linked to asbestos, including cancer, asbestosis, and mesothelioma. Additional information on diagnosis and...more
The U.S. Attorney General's report on the history of asbestos and asbestos-related diseases, including mesothelioma, asbestosis, and cancer. The report also details the history of asbestos lawsuits and the standards of...more
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