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Priority Asbestos Bill Passes the House, Faces Senate Committee Test

Bill # and Title: HB 1061 – Asbestos Litigation Author: Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) Summary: Urges the Legislative Council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the topic of the appropriate statute of repose duration for certain product liability actions. Requires certain disclosures regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims in civil asbestos actions. Provides medical criteria to set aside [...]

2018-02-09T14:29:57+00:00 February 9th, 2018|

Asbestos Bill Awaits House Vote on Monday

Bill # and Title: HB 1061 – Asbestos Litigation Author: Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) Summary: Urges the Legislative Council to assign to the appropriate interim study committee the topic of the appropriate statute of repose duration for certain product liability actions. Requires certain disclosures regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims in civil asbestos actions. Provides medical criteria to set aside [...]

2018-02-02T13:16:01+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|

Asbestos Bill Draws Hearing in Judiciary Committee

Bill # and Title: HB 1061 – Asbestos Litigation Author: Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) Summary: Specifies causes of action that may constitute a product liability action. Repeals provisions pertaining to product liability actions that are based upon: (1) property damage resulting from asbestos; and (2) personal injury, disability, disease or death resulting from exposure to asbestos. Requires certain disclosures [...]

2018-01-26T14:37:50+00:00 January 26th, 2018|