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Judge sides with Legal Newsline, overturns sealing of fraud evidence against asbestos attorneys

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Nearly one year after Legal Newsline filed a motion to keep the bankruptcy estimation trial of Garlock Sealing Technologies open to the public, a federal judge has ruled that evidence that alleged fraud on the part of asbestos attorneys should not have been sealed.

W.Va. SC says smoking two packs a day -- not asbestos -- caused lung cancer

CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Supreme Court has agreed that a man’s lung cancer is the result of a 36-year smoking habit rather than alleged asbestos exposure amid varying expert opinions.