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Archive | March, 2010

State Caps On Product Liability Lawsuits

State legislative efforts to impose a cap on damages in product liability lawsuits are increasing. Asbestos victims must have an attorney who knows which states to avoid in filing a lawsuit. Because asbestos exposure often happens at multiple times during a person’s lifetime and career and also occurred in several different locations, it is often […]

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Legislative Efforts to Eliminate Asbestos Related Lawsuits

In 2005, the U.S. Congress voted on a bill that proposed banning all lawsuits throughout the country related to injuries caused from asbestos exposure. Although the plaintiffs’ firms were able to successfully defeat the last legislative effort to eliminate asbestos-related lawsuits, the trend of government intervention still continues. Attorney John Deaton participated in defeating this […]

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