Asbestos Law

ADAO’s Act to Ban Asbestos Moves Forward in the House of Representatives

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization’s (ADAO) act to ban asbestos has moved one step closer to becoming reality. Earlier this month, a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted to move the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN)...
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Two Bills that Threaten Asbestos Victims’ Access to Justice

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell, LLP | Mar 9, 2016 | Asbestos Law There are currently several bills in existence that threaten asbestos exposure victims’ privacy and access to justice. These bills are created by lawmakers aligned with asbestos defendants....
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Who is affected by the FACT Act?

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell, LLP | Dec 7, 2015 | Asbestos Law The so-called Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act is a bill created by and for the companies within the asbestos industry. The bill is financially backed by...
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New Zealand to Completely Ban Asbestos Imports

On Behalf of Brayton Purcell, LLP | Sep 21, 2015 | Asbestos Law New Zealand recently announced that it will become the 56th country to completely ban the importation of asbestos and asbestos-containing products. The import of raw asbestos has...
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