A last-minute change to a bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday would let judges decide when it is appropriate to temporarily halt asbestos-related lawsuits.
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Legislation pending in the House that would require private asbestos bankruptcy trusts to publicly release information about asbestos victims would delay claims and help companies avoid liability, the nation’s largest trial attorney group has warned.Read More »
A national bottle-top maker that's grown weary of some $700 million in asbestos claims it's paid out to victims of lung disease has arrived in the Idaho Legislature as part of its years-long, state-by-state trudge to shield itself from forking over more cash.Read More »
A circuit court ordered a pair of Oshkosh contractors to pay $50,000 for violating state asbestos-handling laws during renovations in Fond du Lac, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office.Read More »
The 2009 razing and burning of a barn in the town of Linn, Walworth County, led to Chicago-based Mir Co. settling a lawsuit Wednesday, according to a news release from Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. In late spring 2009, ...Read More »