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Joe Welter to Speak at Upcoming Talc Seminar

On Wednesday November 1, 2017, Joseph J. Welter, partner and chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Practice Group, will be speaking at Cardno ChemRisk’s Talc Seminar in Las Vegas.  This half-day seminar will feature several topics, including:

  • The mineralogy and epidemiology of cosmetic talc
  • Historical perspectives on talc, along with its asbestos content and potential health risks
  • Emerging strategies in talc litigation
Joe will present “Talc and Ovarian Cancer: The Dilution of Scientific Causation.” For nearly three decades, Joe has served as national,…

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We Need Your Vote!

Attention blog readers! We are proud to announce that Asbestos Case Tracker has made it to the voting round in The Expert Institute’s “2017 Best Legal Blog Contest.”  Over the past month, this contest received thousands of nominations, which were then narrowed to the “most exciting, entertaining, and informative legal blogs online today.” To vote for this blog, visit The Expert Institute’s contest page here and click “vote” for Asbestos Case Tracker. Only one vote is allowed per IP address, so please try voting on…

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Seeking Your Nomination

Attention blog readers! This year, the ABA Journal is publishing their first ever “Web 100” celebrating the best of the legal industry on the web. In order to be named to the list, we’ll need your help! Since the start of our blog in October of 2015, Asbestos Case Tracker has reported on hundreds of asbestos decisions and has been hailed as the go-to resource for up-to-date asbestos decisions happening in courts throughout the United States. Our blog reports nearly daily on legislative updates, significant…

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National Forum on Asbestos Claims and Litigation

On Thursday, January 12, 2017, Joseph J. Welter, partner and chair of Goldberg Segalla’s Toxic Tort and Environmental Practice Group, will be speaking at ACI’s Asbestos Claims and Litigation Conference in Philadelphia. This is ACI’s 22nd National Forum on Asbestos Claims and Litigation and will feature several topics, including:

  • Insurer-counsel-insured relationships: strategy between client, carrier, national counsel, and local counsel
  • Fallout surrounding bankruptcy trust transparency
  • Lung cancer and asbestos and a closer look at the science behind it
Joe will be part of the…

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Happy Holidays; or Alternative Exposure to Asbestos Snow

With the holiday season upon us, I came across a vintage picture of asbestos snow. There were several manufacturers of asbestos snow, which used to be a product that provided some ambiance to Christmas trees. Common brands were Pure White, Snow Drift and White Magic. The directions called for sprinkling the powder freely over and beneath your tree. It was also used by manufacturing companies to decorate any type of Christmas decoration you can think of — from tree ornaments to wreaths that hung…

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Asbestos Case Tracker Named to ABA Journal’s Blawg 100

For the second time this month, the Asbestos Case Tracker blog has been honored as one of the best legal blogs online today! Editors of the ABA Journal announced this week they have selected Asbestos Case Tracker as one of the top 100 best legal blogs. Now included on the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100, Asbestos Case Tracker made the list of “the 100 most compelling” blogs by beating out more than 4,000 other legal blogs. Once again, we have to thank all of our…

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Asbestos Case Tracker Named Best Litigation Blog for 2016!

We are pleased to announce that the Asbestos Case Tracker blog has been named the best litigation blog in the country in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest for 2016! The Expert Institute’s annual contest considered thousands of legal blogs online today. After an extended public voting process that attracted thirty thousand votes, Asbestos Case Tracker beat out the 500 other legal blogs nominated to secure the top spot as best litigation blog. A huge thank you goes out to all of our readers…

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We Need Your Vote!

Attention blog readers! We are proud to announce that Asbestos Case Tracker has been nominated in The Expert Institute’s “2016 Best Legal Blog Contest.” Over the past month, the Expert Institute has narrowed the field to the most “exciting, entertaining, and informative legal blogs online today.” To be officially named one of the best legal blogs, we’ll need your help! To vote for this blog, visit The Expert Institute’s contest page here and click “vote” for Asbestos Case Tracker. The polls are open until November…

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Seeking Your Nomination

Attention blog readers! This year, the ABA Journal is publishing their 10th Annual “Blawg 100” celebrating the best legal blogs around today. In order to be named, we’ll need your help! Since the start of our blog in October of 2015, Asbestos Case Tracker has reported on hundreds of asbestos decisions and has been hailed as the go-to resource for up-to-date asbestos decisions happening in courts throughout the United States. Our blog reports nearly daily on legislative updates, significant verdicts, and other critical developments…

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