By Stephen J. Carroll,Deborah Hensler,Jennifer Gross,Allan Abrahanse,Elizabeth Sloss

Asbestos litigation is the longest-running mass tort litigation in U.S. historical past. via 2002, nearly 730,000 members have introduced claims opposed to a few 8,400 company entities, and defendants and insurers have spent a complete of $70 billion on litigation. construction on past RAND briefings, the authors file on what occurred to people who have claimed harm from asbestos, what occurred to the defendants in these situations, and the way legal professionals and judges have controlled the cases.

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