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Kasowitz Wins Mesothelioma Wrongful Death Jury Trial on Behalf of Celanese

A jury returned a complete defense verdict in favor of Kasowitz client CNA Holdings, Inc. ("Celanese") in the Virginia wrongful death action, Lewis v. Alfa Laval, et al.

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Dell Settles Trade Secret Misappropriation Action Brought by Kasowitz Client MCS After Kasowitz Successfully Opposes Summary Judgment and Daubert Motions

Kasowitz represented software company Modern Creative Services, Inc. in an action against Dell Inc. in federal district court in New Jersey arising from, among other things, Dell's misappropriation of trade secrets...

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Kasowitz Obtains Summary Judgment in Texas Asbestos MDL Court in Premises Liability Case

The Texas Asbestos MDL court granted summary judgment in favor of Kasowitz client CNA Holdings, Inc. in an action by an employee of an independent contractor who claimed that he contracted mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos...

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American Media Agrees to Settle Kasowitz Client Source Interlink's Antitrust Claims

Kasowitz clients, the Source Interlink companies, have settled the antitrust claims Kasowitz brought on their behalf against American Media Inc. ("AMI") and Distribution Services, Inc., AMI’s in-store magazine marketing and merchandising company.

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Court Grants TRO to Source in Antitrust Action Against Magazine Publishers and Distributors; Time Agrees to Settlement

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty granted a temporary restraining order to Kasowitz clients Source Interlink Distribution, L.L.C. and Source Interlink Companies, Inc., ordering the defendant magazine publishers and their national distributors to resume supplying magazines to Source.

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Kasowitz Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Against TurboChef

Kasowitz filed a lawsuit on behalf of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia against TurboChef Technologies, Inc, a leading manufacturer of high-speed ovens.

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Kasowitz Wins Ruling on Pre-Emption of State Law Failure-to-Warn Claims

Kasowitz, on behalf of Celanese Ltd., won an important victory for Celanese and co-defendants in several, related products liability cases in a New Jersey state court arising from plaintiffs' alleged occupational exposure to chemicals.

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Hexion Specialty Chemicals Settles Suit That Sought to Compel Specific Performance of $15 Billion Lending Commitment

Kasowitz commenced an action on October 29, 2008 on behalf of Hexion Specialty Chemicals against Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank in New York Supreme Court, which sought specific performance of the banks’ commitment of $15 billion to finance Hexion’s acquisition of Huntsman Chemical.