Take home, or secondary exposure, asbestos cases have increasingly become the norm in toxic tort asbestos litigation in the last 10 years. Secondary exposure occurs when a worker is exposed to asbestos at a job site and brings the asbestos-containing clothes home to be laundered by a family member. As a result, the family member handling the contaminated clothing becomes the victim of secondary exposure to asbestos. [Read more…] about Secondary Exposure to Asbestos: When Taking Your Work Home Can Be Actionable
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One of the most important aspects of selling or buying a business is the purchase agreement. Purchase agreements should clearly define the rights and obligations of each of the parties and accurately reflect the key terms of the transaction.
Settling a personal injury lawsuit is the usually the objective for litigation defense attorneys. When the case gets settled, the defense attorney must review the entire file for all liens whether they are medical or otherwise. Protecting a medical provider’s lien is a duty, not only of the plaintiff’s attorney, but also of the defense attorney when the defense has notice of the lien..
There are many situations where one insurance coverage company will seek contribution from another insurance company for defense costs and indemnity payments. However, this does not give insurers a carte blanche to file lawsuits against each other seeking reimbursement.