Asbestos Plaintiffs Claim Time Is Running Out

Law360, New York (September 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys for two plaintiffs who have sued a slew of companies over alleged asbestos-related injuries are asking a federal judge to set an expedited trial date in the case, arguing that the health of one of the plaintiffs is "rapidly deteriorating."

In court documents filed on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, attorneys with Brayton Purcell LLP, the firm representing plaintiffs Robert and Samantha Lyman, said they opposed defendant Union Carbide’s motion to stay the case pending its transfer to...
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