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May 13, 2014

In the News Today – May 13, 2014

Law360 reports on Senator Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) introduction of the FACT Act in the U.S. Senate, and features a statement from ILR President, Lisa A. Rickard’s statement in the story. (Law360 – Subscription Required)

The Rochester, NY Democrat & Chronicle reports on the impact of the Garlock decision, writing that, “A growing number of companies are getting access to court-sealed evidence that allegedly points to widespread legal chicanery in asbestos-related personal injury suits.” (Democrat & Chronicle)

The Louisiana House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure voted to advance Senate Bill 667, legislation that, “would define environmental damage and set procedures and limits to any court award concerning” legacy lawsuits. (The New Orleans Advocate)

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