Expert Testimony That “Any Exposure” To Asbestos Is A Substantial Factor Is Inadmissible

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an opinion that, according to one asbestos plaintiffs' blog, "could have far-reaching implications." Betz v. Pneumo Abex LLC was an automotive friction products asbestos case.  The focus of the court’s decision was on the admissibility of…

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“Less Than 2%” Of Nanotechnology Research Is Devoted To Risk Identification

The UK’s The Guardian broadly reviews the on-going debate surrounding nanotechnology—namely, whether the benefits offered by nanotech materials outweigh the risks to the environment and to humans--a pertinent discussion in the context of any product liability lawsuit.  The article juxtaposes the uncertainty…

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