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Peter G Angelos

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Peter Angelos is a famous American personal injury claims attorney who made millions from suing asbestos companies on behalf of those who developed mesothelioma from exposure to the fibres. He is also famous for owning the Orioles base-ball team of Baltimore. [2]

In 1999, he also sued Maryland for $1billion as his 25% cut of a $4 billion state settlement with the tobacco industry.

He teamed up with George L Carlo to sue the cellphone industry after the acrimonious collapse of the Wireless Technology Research scam.

Peter Angelos’s firm also won personal injury suits for lead paint, etc, according to RCR Wireless News, January 1, 2001, and many other sources.

Personal injury suits are his bailiwick and they’ve made him a very rich man. (Too bad he unnecessarily blew the Newman case over the Daubert standard. There was no reason for that.) You and Angelos teamed up initially to start your own research effort but couldn’t figure out a way around the conflict there. (RCR Wireless News, February 25, 2000.)

I also see in reviewing my files that you and Angelos planned to try to "coordinate" with U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy’s office re: his proposal to fund RF research after his efforts got some press {Source unknown)

Documents & Timeline

1999 Feb 11 "Local Bill ends asbestos suit cap. Biggest beneficiary would be Angelos"

MARYLAND: The Washington Post reports on continued negotiations between plaintiffs' attorney Peter Angelos and the state of Maryland over his compensation in the tobacco suit . Angelos hasn't applied to the industry for payment, insisting that he's owned 25% of the state's $4 billion settlement . State Senate president Mike Miller says Angelos implicitely

agreed to cut his fees in half when the state legislature passed a law eliminating certain industry defenses . (WP/LeDuc)

{Also Later in Document] Maryland state Senate President Tom Miller, arguing that plaintiffs' attorney Peter Angelos agreed to halve his contingency fee from 25% to 12.5% if the state legislature passed a measure limiting industry defenses: "Mr . Angelos, in my opinion, agreed to accept 12 .5 percent if and only if we agreed to change tort law, which was no small feat . We changed centuries of precedent to ensure a win in this case ." (Washington Post, 10/15199)[3]