The Buffalo News: Enact Bill Protecting Victims From Personal Injury Lawyers

This week, The Buffalo News published a letter to the editor from LRANY’s Adam Morey. The letter focused on the need of the legislator to enact reforms to the current asbestos litigation system that allows for fraud and abuse.

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While our courts continue to expand liability beyond the actual manufacturers of asbestos-containing products (“Court upholds verdict of $3 million for widow,” Buffalo News, July 10), it is imperative that policies are put in place to protect the money set aside for injured plaintiffs and their families.

The truth is that litigation bankrupted most producers of asbestos long ago, and in the process courts formed multibillion-dollar trusts to pay out future liability claims.”

 

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