• March 13, 2019 | Litigation Daily

    California Jury Hits J&J With $29M Talc Verdict

    The verdict comes in the first mesothelioma trial in Alameda County Superior Court.

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  • March 13, 2019 | The Recorder

    California Jury Hits Johnson & Johnson With $29M Talc Verdict

    The verdict comes in the first mesothelioma trial in Alameda County Superior Court.

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  • January 7, 2019 | Litigation Daily

    J&J Talc Trial Kicks Off in a New Calif. Venue

    Veteran talc lawyers on both sides gave opening statements on Monday in Alameda County Superior Court.

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  • January 7, 2019 | The Recorder

    J&J Talc Trial Opens This Week in a New Calif. Venue

    Veteran talc lawyers on both sides gave opening statements on Monday in Alameda County Superior Court.

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  • December 20, 2018 | Litigation Daily

    Litigators of the Week for 2018, Take a Bow

    From challenging efforts to un-do the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program to prosecuting Bill Cosby to rebuffing DOJ's bid to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner, here's the full list of our Litigators of the Week this year.

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  • April 13, 2018 | Litigation Daily

    Litigators of the Week: Beating J&J on its Own Turf

    A trio of plaintiffs lawyers overcame Johnson & Johnson's home court advantage in the first successful case linking Johnson's Baby Powder and mesothelioma.

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  • April 6, 2018 | New Jersey Law Journal

    Jurors in NJ Talc Trial Rejected J&J's Bid to Tarnish Plaintiffs' Scientific Evidence

    In the nation's first trial where a jury linked Johnson & Johnson's talc products to mesothelioma, the company's efforts to discredit the plaintiffs' evidence simply fell flat.

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  • City of Pasadena v. Superior Court (Jauregui)

    Publication Date: 2017-06-28
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Government
    Industry: State and Local Government
    Date Filed: 2017-06-26
    Court: C.A. 2nd
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Foley & Mansfeld, Keith M. Ameele, Joseph V. Macha, M. Amadea Groseclose, Margaret I. Johnson; Office of the Pasadena City Attorney, Michele Beal Bagneris, City Attorney, and John Nam, Deputy City Attorney, for Petitioner.
    for defendant: No appearance for Respondent. Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, Joseph Satterley, Denyse F. Clancy, and Ian A. Rivamonte, for Real Parties in Interest.

    Case Number: No. B280805

    Claimants' cause of action for asbestos injury accrued upon date of discovery (Manella, J.)

  • Kesner v. Superior Court (Pneumo Abex, LLC)

    Publication Date: 2016-12-01
    Practice Area: Toxic Torts | Personal Injury
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2016-12-01
    Court: Ca. Sup. Ct.
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Weitz & Luxenberg, Benno Ashrafi, Cindy Saxey, Josiah W. Parker; Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood and Ted W. Pelletier for Petitioner and for Plaintiff and Appellant Cecelia Kesner.
    for defendant: Horvitz & Levy, Lisa Perrochet, Robert H. Wright, Curt Cutting; Brydon Hugo & Parker, Hugo Parker, Edward R. Hugo, James C. Parker and Jeffrey Kaufman for Real Party in Interest and for Defendant and Respondent Pneumo Abex, LLC.

    Case Number:

    Cite as 16 C.D.O.S. 12641 CECELIA KESNER, Petitioner, v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF ALAMEDA C

  • Scapa Dryer Fabrics Inc. v. Knight

    Publication Date: 2016-07-12
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court
    Judge: Blackwell, Keith R.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: William D. Barwick Duane Morris LLC, M. Elizabeth O'Neill, H. Lane Young II Hawkins Parnell Thackston Young LLP, Atlanta, J. D. Smith, Gainesville, and Robert B. Gilbreath Hawkins Parnell Thackston Young LLP, Dallas, TX, for appellant.
    for defendant: Amicus Appellant: William V. Custer IV Bryan Cave LLP, Atlanta, Mark W. Wortham Hall Booth Smith PC, Columbus, and William Anderson Crowell Morning LLP, Washington, DC. Robert C. Buck Buck Law Firm, Atlanta, and Denyse F. Clancy Kazan, McClain, Satterley Greenwood, Oakland, CA, for appellees. Amicus Appellees: J. Phillip Boston, Athens.

    Case Number: S15G1278

    The trial court abused its discretion in admitting certain expert testimony in a toxic tort suit, because the opinion the expert offered did not fit the legal standard for

  • Brodeur v. Atlas Entertainment, Inc.

    Publication Date: 2016-06-28
    Practice Area: Personal Injury | Constitutional Law
    Industry:
    Date Filed: 2016-06-06
    Court: C.A. 2nd
    Judge:
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, David McClain, Ted W. Pelletier, Ian A. Rivamonte; Law Offices of Leon Friedman and Leon Friedman for Plaintiff and Respondent.
    for defendant: Leopold, Petrich & Smith, Louis P. Petrich, Elizabeth L. Schilken and Eva S. Neuberg for Defendants and Appellants.

    Case Number: No. B263379

    Cite as 16 C.D.O.S. 6890 PAUL BRODEUR, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. ATLAS ENTERTAINMENT,