Mesothelioma http://wfae.org en In Charlotte, Judge Describes Asbestos Litigation 'Infected With The Impropriety Of Some Law Firms' http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-judge-describes-asbestos-litigation-infected-impropriety-some-law-firms <p>In January, a federal bankruptcy judge in Charlotte issued what could be a game-changing decision in the murky world of asbestos litigation. The judge slashed what a manufacturer owes asbestos victims by roughly $1 billion after finding that the victims' lawyers abused the system.</p><p>If you watch TV, you've probably seen a commercial like this.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojldQBKPavE</p><p>Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer. It's mainly caused by inhaling asbestos, which are minerals many companies used in insulation and other products.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:18:16 +0000 Michael Tomsic 43553 at http://wfae.org In Charlotte, Judge Describes Asbestos Litigation 'Infected With The Impropriety Of Some Law Firms'