Supreme Court Passes On Asbestos


Asbestos litigation reform advocates expressed disappointment over the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week allowing a major liability case in West Virginia to go forward.

Mark A. Behrens, an attorney in the Washington office of Shook, Hardy and Bacon, which represents the Coalition for Asbestos Justice, said it is disappointing that the high court did not decide to set standards for due process protections in mass aggregation cases.

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