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September 26th, 2013

Judge Orders Asbestos Fraudsters to Pay Triple Damages in Landmark RICO Case

A federal judge in West Virginia has ordered two Pittsburgh-based personal injury lawyers and a discredited radiologist to pay triple damages, or roughly $1.3 million, in a landmark case that found them liable for concocting fraudulent asbestos lawsuits . . . → Read More: Judge Orders Asbestos Fraudsters to Pay Triple Damages in Landmark RICO Case

December 21st, 2012

Asbestos Racketeers Suffer Huge Loss, Plaintiffs’ Bar PR Campaign Devastated

With the personal injury bar gearing up a multimillion-dollar public relations and lobbying campaign in 2013 aimed at winning back some of the ground lost to ATRA and other tort reform groups in recent years, a federal jury in West Virginia took just two-and-a-half hours yesterday to return civil verdicts on all counts against two personal injury lawyers and a discredited former physician for conspiring to file fraudulent asbestos claims . . . → Read More: Asbestos Racketeers Suffer Huge Loss, Plaintiffs’ Bar PR Campaign Devastated