It's Time To Fix NYC's Broken Asbestos Litigation System
Law360, New York (June 2, 2015, 1:41 PM EDT) -- Willie Sutton famously said that he robbed banks “because that’s where the money is.” New York became a hub for asbestos tort claims for the same reason. The judge in charge of the asbestos docket for the past six years made New York a highly lucrative place to file asbestos lawsuits.
We now know why. Federal corruption charges against former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the judge’s retirement and investigative reports have exposed how this judicial hellhole was built. The new asbestos docket judge can restore confidence in New York’s judiciary by taking three steps: (1) stop consolidating dissimilar cases, (2) restore...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!