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Lawsuit settlements reach into the millions when workers successfully prove that they developed serious illnesses due to on-the-job asbestos exposure. Lawsuit settlements reach into the millions when workers successfully prove that they developed serious illnesses due to on-the-job asbestos exposure. (National Underwriter Property & Casualty)

It’s been more than four decades since asbestos consumption piqued in the United States as well as worldwide, and three decades since the Environmental Protection Agency banned asbestos manufacturing in the U.S.

Rosalie Donlon

Rosalie Donlon is the editor in chief of National Underwriter Property & Casualty magazine and PropertyCasualty360.com. You can contact her at rdonlon@alm.com.

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