Jean O'Hare


asbestos, cancer, industry, statute of limitations, multiple defendants


Asbestos litigation presents numerous problems as a result of industry inaction and government inattention to the situation. Through statistics, this article addresses two major impediments to asbestos litigation claims: statute of limitations and multiple defendants. Understanding that those affected by asbestos may not know for many years and that more than one company could be responsible is vital to finding equitable solution to the problems.

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