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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

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


Plaintiffs Sue Center for Claims Resolution, Allege GAF Has Come Up Short With Payments

About 17,000 plaintiffs who entered into more than $150 million in settlement agreements


Washington State Court Takes Under Advisement Motion for Zonolite Class Certification

A state court in Washington has taken under advisement a motion to certify a class


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


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 in Montana


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