The Supreme Court Dims the Lights on Coal Power

FROM Bloomberg Businessweek: By Matthew Phillips The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate air pollution from coal-burning power plants. The 6-to-2 decision written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hands the Obama administration what is … Continued

A Century of Controversy, Accidents in West Virginia’s Chemical Valley in Lead-up to Spill

From NationalGeographic.com: By Laura Parker for National Geographic PUBLISHED JANUARY 16, 2014 Even before last week’s chemical spill fouled tap water in nine counties in West Virginia, where more than 200,000 people still cannot use their water after seven long … Continued

Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues stunning reversal in cases of Liability of Employers when the Employee gets Mesothelioma

In a stunning reversal the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed the Order from the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA allowing a Plaintiff who was barred from bringing a Worker’s Compensation or any claim because the disease did … Continued

Bellwether DePuY A.S.R. Hip Case Settled in California

It has been reported in the media that on Oct. 1, 2013,  Johnson & Johnson settled the first bellwether trial against its DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip implant from a group of lawsuits consolidated in San Francisco Superior Court (DePuy ASR … Continued