judicial system is violated and eroded

The Litigation Privilege: Offering Protection for 25 Years’ Worth of Lies?
http://blog.wexlerwallace.com/?p=1232 January 09, 2012 by Mark Miller, Partner
In Williams v. BASF Catalyst, LLC, Case No. 2:11-cv-01754-SRC-MAS (D.N.J.) BASF Catalyst LLC (“BASF”) and its corporate law firm, Cahill Gordon Reindell, LLP (“CGR”) recently asked a New Jersey federal court to dismiss charges that they allegedly lied to asbestos disease victims, their families, and the courts about the presence (and evidence) of a carcinogenic substance in its talc.

The complaint, which was filed on behalf of victims of asbestos-related diseases and their families, claims that BASF and its lawyers conspired over the course of 25 years to hide the fact that BASF’s talc contained deadly asbestos. As a result of the cover-up, the complaint alleges, members of the class who have been exposed to BASF’s hazardous talc either did not pursue injury claims against the company or had their claims dismissed by the courts.
More specifically, the Complaint summarizes the case as follows:
Sometime in 1984, having settled an asbestos injury case and recognizing its continued exposure to liability for damages caused by asbestos in its talc ore and talc products, Defendant BASF Catalyst, LLC, then known as Engelhard Corporation (collectively “BASF”), together with the law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel, LLP (“Cahill Gordon”), devised a strategy to defend itself against asbestos injury claims by gathering all of the evidence of asbestos in its talc, storing or destroying the evidence and thereafter withholding and lying about its existence to mesothelioma, cancer and other victims suffering asbestos induced diseases, their counsel, and those courts presiding over asbestos injury claims. In short, after first gathering up and concealing or destroying documents and evidence establishing BASF’s talc ore and products contained asbestos, BASF and Cahill Gordon repeatedly lied to claimants and courts by denying BASF’s talc contained asbestos and that there ever existed any proof to the contrary. Because the very foundation of our judicial system is violated and eroded when conspirators like BASF and Cahill Gordon lie, fraudulently withhold evidence, destroy incriminating records, and mislead courts and opposing parties regarding essential facts that are only within their knowledge and control, this class action is essentially one based upon fraud upon the court.

http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/results/pubs/longterm/reports/longterm/tr400499/abstracts/tr421/index.html

Mesothelioma Lawsuit Against Colgate Will Continue
http://www.asbestos.net › Newsroom › Blog
Asbestos.Net
A mesothelioma lawsuit that alleges a Colgate-Palmolive cosmetic product containing asbestos led to … The lawsuit states that the talcum powder contained asbestos, and included a failure-to-warn claim … Mesothelioma Related Resources.
Feinberg v Colgate-Palmolive Co. :: 2012 :: New York Other …
law.justia.com › … › New York Other Courts Decisions › 2012
Justia
Mar 22, 2012 – [FN2] She testified that during that period she used the product at least …. In fact, it is not uncommon for the latency period for asbestos-related …
Fourth Circuit won’t sanction asbestos attorneys despite …
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May 5, 2014 – Mosko said she may have been exposed to asbestos while working in the … Instead, they sought to consolidate their cases with two other asbestos-related cases in a … their allegations by claiming exposure to Colgate’s products only. …. Court and tagged Cashmere Bouquet, Colgate Palmolive Company, …
Fourth Circuit won’t sanction asbestos attorneys despite …
http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/fourth-circuit…asbestos…/2132489
May 5, 2014 – … Henry Franklin Floyd supported Colgate Palmolive Company’s request for … where two women allegedly exposed to asbestos through beauty products … they developed asbestos-related injuries from Colgate’s Cashmere …
Asbestos Cancer Victim’s Family Sues Talcum Powder …
http://www.levylaw.com/asbestos-talcum-powder.php
Feb 22, 2012 – The plaintiff in this asbestos lawsuit, represented by LK, was a long-time … powder product manufactured by the defendant, Colgate-Palmolive Co. … to warn its customers of the dangers of asbestos associated with its product.
Juman, Robert C. – Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
http://www.quinnemanuel.com/…/juman-r…
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Product Liability and Mass Torts Litigation … Representing Colgate-Palmolive in numerous asbestos-related products liability matters in New York, Maryland and …
A Puff, Poof or Dab of Danger | Indie Lee – Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/…/talc-lawsuits_b_199262…
The Huffington Post
Nov 6, 2012 – Talc is often used in products to absorb moisture, prevent caking, improve … health, talc is “closely related to the potent carcinogen asbestos,” it is a … Finally, in New York, a woman is suing Colgate-Palmolive on the ground …
[PDF]131839.P – Court of Appeals – 4th Circuit
http://www.ca4.uscourts.g…
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
May 2, 2014 – Palmolive Company, asks us to hold that the statute permits an exception to its prohibition: … misrepresentations to the federal court related to the existence … to any other asbestos, asbestos-containing products or asbestos-.
[PDF]Why Are Mesothelioma Cases in New Jersey Still on the Rise
http://www.cprlaw.com/wp…/09/Chris-Mesothelioma-on-the-rise-article.pdf
predicts that the asbestos-related death rate in the United … reports that “many asbestos products remain in use … From the late 1970s through the 1990s, nonmalignant asbestos-related claims dominated the ….. Colgate Palmolive. Co., No.
Matter of New York City Asbestos Litig. – Unified Court System
http://www.courts.state.ny.us/Reporter/…/2011_21097.h…
Judiciary of New York
Mar 11, 2011 – Defendant, Colgate-Palmolive Company, a Delaware corporation with a … Plaintiff was generous with her use of this product on her person and talc … Plaintiff’s alleged asbestos-related injury did not occur during the times …

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