STORY FROM: Asbestos
Asbestos Lung Disease A Primer for Patients, Physicians and Lawyers: Part 2 of 3
December 1, 2000
This is the second part of a three-part series. Next month's piece will focus on solutions for litigation and offer medical synopses of actual asbestos claims.
subAuthor's Note:endsub I am a pulmonary physician with experience in diagnosing asbestosis and other asbestos-related lung diseases. While the majority of my legal work has been in defense of companies sued by workers, I have also been on the side of patients making asbestos-related claims.
This Primer has been authored without help from any attorneys or attorney advocates, and the views expressed are my own. Plaintiffs' lawyers may take umbrage at some of ...