Why Plaintiffs Bar Should Worry About Asbestos Suits

Law360, New York (May 11, 2017, 10:39 AM EDT) -- It has been over three decades since the Johns-Manville case made asbestos a national newsworthy topic, and opened up the subject to the masses who previously had little or no knowledge of what asbestos even was, much less how it could dramatically affect their lives.

Asbestos cases had existed before, and had even been tried in court; asbestos was already known to the scientific and industrial community to be a harmful material. And yet it took a public bankruptcy of large proportions, and the creation of...
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