Asbestos manufacturers dodge litigation

Sibbald, Barbara
February 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/20/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 4, p532
Academic Journal
Reports that many asbestos companies in the United States are declaring bankruptcy in an attempt to escape asbestos-related lawsuits. Expense of declaring bankruptcy and requirement to set aside funds for claimants; How members of the Canadian Parliament were forced to move out of a building which was found to have large amounts of asbestos dust.


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