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New Jersey Federal Court Rejects Admissibility of Expert Opinions in Claims for Bodily Injury and Diminution of Property Value Due to Environmental Contamination

In a recent set of decisions in the case of Leese, et al. v. Lockheed Martin Corp., Federal District Court Judge Simandle granted summary judgment to the defendant due to the inadequacy of plaintiff’s experts related to the claims …




NJ App. Div. upholds $30 million mesothelioma judgment.

On April 5, 2010 the NJ in Buttitta v. Allied Signal, Inc. et.al. the Appellate Division affirmed the largest award in an asbestos/mesothelioma case in NJ. The jury awarded the plaintiff widow and family $8,000,000 for pain and suffering, $2,000,000…


Steven Kunzman to Co-Chair Seminar on Groundwater Contamination

Steve Kunzman, partner in the firm, will be a co-chair of a comprehensive conference: Groundwater Contamination and Vapor Intrusion Cases The seminar, which will be put on by Law Seminars International, will take place at the Sheraton Newark Airport…


Appellate Division rejects application of collective liability to claim related to oral polio vaccine.

On June 12, 2010, in Mereno v. American Home Products, Inc., the New Jersey Appellate Division affirmed the dismissal of a claim by Mark Moreno and his mother of defectively manufactured oral polio vaccine (OPV) which had been administered to…