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Rochester Judge Sentences Developer for Exposing Workers to Asbestos

2019-03-25T17:30:22-04:00September 9th, 2017|Asbestos Violations|

In March, we reported on the Rochester property developer convicted of violating the Clean Air Act asbestos work practice standards involving asbestos removal and disturbance. Now, a New York judge has sentenced the man for exposing workers to asbestos during a construction project. According to a June 20 press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, ...

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Belluck & Fox $3.2 Million Verdict for Veteran Exposed to Asbestos Withstands Post-Trial Challenges

2019-03-25T14:07:34-04:00September 9th, 2017|Case Results|

Just over a year ago, attorneys from Belluck & Fox, LLP, a New York Mesothelioma Law Firm, won a $3.2 million lawsuit for a U.S. Navy machinist mate who died from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos from products used in connection with Jenkins Bros. valves. Jenkins Bros. challenged the ...

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Ultimate Guide to Paralegal Ethics & Rules

2018-11-06T22:26:17-05:00September 9th, 2017|Our Firm, Paralegal|

Ethics is one of the most important aspects of working in the field of law. As a paralegal, you cannot legally practice law. However, you are still bound by the same ethics that bind attorneys. Here is a guide to the rules and code of ethics for paralegals, breaking down some ...

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U.S. Company Recalls ATVs Shipped Overseas Due to Asbestos-Containing Parts

2019-04-01T12:43:32-04:00September 9th, 2017|Asbestos Products|

Although many Americans believe asbestos is banned in this country, the fact is that it is not. While organizations and foundations fight for a global ban on the toxic mineral, the U.S. is one of the last holdouts. U.S. vehicle manufacturers can still use asbestos-containing materials in some products, but ...

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Vandalism at Illinois School Could Lead to Asbestos Abatement Work

2020-02-04T17:06:58-05:00September 9th, 2017|Abatement|

Several teenagers bent on entertaining themselves at the end of July took to vandalizing St. Mary’s Catholic School in Bloomington, IL. Not only might the destruction lead to a delayed opening of school, but it may also lead to a hefty price tag for cleanup. The cleanup could involve removing asbestos-containing ...

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Belluck & Fox Wins Another Appeals Court Ruling

2019-03-28T20:26:14-04:00September 9th, 2017|Case Results|

NEW YORK, NY, May 2, 2017 – New York Mesothelioma law firm Belluck & Fox, LLP is proud to announce that it has won an appeal on behalf of its clients Nicholas and Lorraine Dominick regarding Mr. Dominick’s development of mesothelioma, affirming the jury verdict against defendant Charles Millar & Son, and its successor ...

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New York Mesothelioma Law Firm Belluck Fox Wins 4 Million Verdict For Plant Worker Exposed To Asbestos

2019-01-14T17:17:48-05:00September 9th, 2017|Case Results|

In the largest asbestos verdict in Oneida County, New York, and the largest asbestos verdict Statewide against a distributor, a jury has determined that Pacemaker Steel & Piping Company, as successor-in-interest to Charles Millar Supply Company was responsible for a plant worker’s development of mesothelioma and lung cancer due to ...

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New York Mesothelioma Law Firm Belluck & Fox Wins $22 Million Verdict for Part-Time Construction Worker Exposed to Asbestos

2019-03-12T01:07:49-04:00September 9th, 2017|Case Results|

A part-time construction worker who developed mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos has won a $22 million verdict against Burnham LLC, manufacturer of the boilers primarily responsible for his disease, New York law firm of Belluck & Fox, LLP announced today. This was the second Belluck & Fox, LLP verdict against Burnham this month. Two ...

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New York Mesothelioma Law Firm Belluck & Fox Wins $3.2 Million Verdict for Veteran Exposed to Asbestos

2019-03-27T14:08:21-04:00September 9th, 2017|Case Results|

New York law firm Belluck & Fox, LLP announced today that a machinist mate who developed and then died from mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos has won a $3.2 million verdict against Jenkins Bros, manufacturer of the valves which led to his exposure. After a trial before the Honorable Richard T. Aulisi, the jury ...

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Belluck & Fox Attorney Named Mass Tort Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” for NYC

2019-03-11T13:28:18-04:00September 9th, 2017|Our Firm|

NEW YORK, NY, August 15, 2016 — Belluck & Fox, LLP is proud to announce that trial counsel James C. Long Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers 2017 Mass Tort Litigation “Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year” for New York City. This award, which is based on rankings from peers, ...

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