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Asbestos is the source for more complete asbestos-related litigation news. Summaries of important decisions, verdicts and complaints are at the core of every issue, but this publication isn't simply a review of case law. We identify the critical trends and track important stories as they unfold, bringing you unique insights and valuable information.


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Issue #Premier, November 2000

Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Statute of Limitations Ruling

The Alabama Supreme Court said Sept. 8 that it won't decide whether the statute of limitations should be applied


Montana Statute Bars Asbestos Wrongful Death Suit, California Court of Appeal Rules

After determining on the facts that an asbestos wrongful death action would be barred


California Appeals Court Upholds Ruling That Workers' Comp Act Bars Mesothelioma Action

A wrongful death and survival rights action brought by the wife and children of a pipe inspector who died of mesothelioma is barred


Summary Judgment for Defendants Upheld in Idaho Supreme Court

An action filed after doctors flip-flopped on causes for an Idaho man's lung injury accrued


Prior Asbestosis Diagnosis Does Not Bar Lung Cancer Suit, Kentucky Supreme Court Rules

A claim for damages arising from cancer began accruing on the date of a plumber/steamfitter's cancer diagnosis


Jones Act Bars Asbestos-Related Survival and Wrongful Death Actions, Says Delaware Court

A Delaware Superior court has ruled that a survival claim filed on behalf of a seaman


Montana Supreme Court Orders New Trial on Punitive Damages in Asbestosis Action

A state court judge presiding over an asbestos personal injury trial in Montana abused


Prejudgment Interest Governed by Rhode Island Law, Not New York, 2nd Circuit Rules

A federal appeals court has held that a New York District Court erred when it chose New York law


Class Action Asserts W.R. Grace Hid Attic Insulation Dangers

A class action suit alleging a link between vermiculite and cancer-causing asbestos


Pittsburgh Corning Attorneys, Insurer Accused of Fraud, Conspiracy In Bond Issue

A bankrupt asbestos defendant, its attorneys and its insurer were all part of a plan to defraud


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