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26 Jan 2017 Asbestos Litigation Isn’t Going Away, So What Can You Do About It? (Part 1)

  Despite what you may have heard, your company probably continues to face asbestos litigation risk, and it may even be on the increase. Consider the following:   Long Latency Period for Mesothelioma: Mesothelioma, a terminal cancer that can be caused by asbestos exposure, has a latency period that typically ranges from 20 to 40 years. That means most cases filed today allege exposures dating back to the 1970s through the1990s. Is it possible that your company or an alleged predecessor used asbestos in its…