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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kasowitz Defends Fortress Investment Group Subsidiary against Billion Dollar RICO and Antitrust Claims
Kasowitz represents FIG LLC, a subsidiary of asset manager Fortress Investment Group LLC in an action in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York brought by Leslie Dick Worldwide Ltd. and Leslie Dick.
New York Supreme Court Grants Injunctive Relief to Investors in Money-Market Fund That "Broke the Buck"
Kasowitz filed an action in New York Supreme Court seeking injunctive relief and damages against the Reserve International Liquidity Fund on behalf of investment company Caxton International Ltd. and other investors.
New Mexico Appellate Court Affirms Grant of Summary Judgment to Kasowitz Client Liggett Group in Antitrust Action
The New Mexico Court of Appeals affirmed the grant of summary judgment in favor of Kasowitz client, Liggett Group on alleged antitrust violations.