The Resource Asbestos litigation, by Kenneth Jost, (electronic resource)

Asbestos litigation, by Kenneth Jost, (electronic resource)

Label
Asbestos litigation
Title
Asbestos litigation
Statement of responsibility
by Kenneth Jost
Title variation
Should Congress try to control the flood of claims?
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Asbestos was widely used for decades in the United States even though it was linked to cancer and other serious diseases. Over the past 30 years, people exposed to asbestos have flooded the courts with suits seeking monetary damages for their injuries. Asbestos use has been drastically reduced, but claims continue to increase annually by the tens of thousands. Business groups want Congress to solve the "litigation crisis" that already has cost $54 billion and could cost $210 billion more. One plan would create a $100 billion trust fund to pay victims; another would put a hold on claims from people who are not already sick. Trial-lawyer and labor groups say a trust fund might work if adequately financed, but closed-door negotiations on Capitol Hill have yet to produce a consensus
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Additional physical form
Also available in print.
Cataloging source
CQPDC
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CQ researcher
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Jost, Kenneth
Dewey number
553.6/72
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9585.A65
LC item number
J67 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asbestos
  • Costs (Law)
  • Asbestos
Label
Asbestos litigation, by Kenneth Jost, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Nov. 11, 2005)
  • "May 2, 2003."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62259840
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62259840
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Asbestos litigation, by Kenneth Jost, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Title from caption (viewed on Nov. 11, 2005)
  • "May 2, 2003."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62259840
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62259840
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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