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NU Online News Service, Aug. 4, 3:58 p.m. EDT

Because there is typically no coordination between asbestos bankruptcy trusts to determine whether a claimant’s asbestos exposure evidence is consistent, claimants and lawyers are using the vacuum to game the system, according to a new report.

As the RAND Corporation report explains, “a claimant needs credible evidence that he or she worked with or around asbestos during the period of time when asbestos was in use.”

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