TITLE

Asbestos

AUTHOR(S)
Sissell, Kara
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Chemical Week;3/5/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 9, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the impact of asbestos-related lawsuits on chemical companies in the U.S. Estimated number of companies that have field for bankruptcy since January 2000 as a result of rising liabilities; Action taken by Dow Chemical, Honeywell and PPG Industries to boost their reserves to pay for asbestos litigation; Information on how Supreme Court Justice David Souter described asbestos litigation.
ACCESSION #
9222975

 

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