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ABA asbestos policy

[JURIST] The ABA House of Delegates will consider Tuesday an ABA commission's proposal to limit asbestos lawsuits [PDF text] to plaintiffs with cancer or asbestos-related pulmonary disease. The proposal is opposed [ATLA press release] by the American Trial Lawyers Association - ATLA President Mary Alexander addressed the ABA [prepared comments] on the issue Monday.

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