Lanier on New Ways to Try Old Cases

Mark Lanier of the Lanier Law Firm gave the keynote address at the combined luncheon for the 14th Annual National Asbestos Litigation Conference and the [...]

Three Simple Rules For Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions

Three Simple Rules For Trying Asbestos Cases in Offbeat Jurisdictions. Rule #1: You cannot blend, just don't offend them. I live in South Texas and I have watched people from Chicago and other places come in and try and pretend like they are one of us. They buy a pair of boots and they can't walk correctly. They sound like they just stepped off the set of [the 1980s era TV series] Dallas.

VIDEO: Defense Attorney David Speziali Talks About Opening Statements

Opening statements in complex mass tort cases require defense attorneys to – among other things – boil the defenses down to their essence and back them up with illustrations, key evidence and clear timelines. Experienced toxic tort defense attorney David A. Speziali recently demonstrated his style and techniques in the context of a mock asbestos gasket injury case, where failure to warn was one of the primary allegations against the "defendant."

Cetrulo on Asbestos Litigation 1

Lawrence G. Cetrulo is founding partner of Cetrulo & Capone in Boston. A leading voice in toxic tort litigation in general and in asbestos litigation [...]

Cetrulo on Asbestos Litigation 2

Lawrence G. Cetrulo is founding partner of Cetrulo & Capone in Boston. A leading voice in toxic tort litigation in general and in asbestos litigation [...]

Cetrulo on Asbestos Litigation 3

Lawrence G. Cetrulo is founding partner of Cetrulo & Capone in Boston. A leading attorney in toxic tort litigation in general and in asbestos litigation [...]