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March 30, 2016

Tennessee Joins Ranks of States with Law to Fight Asbestos Fraud

Last week, Tennessee joined a growing number of states that have passed laws to combat asbestos fraud. Tennessee’s new law aimed at stopping plaintiffs’ lawyer ‘double dipping’ — seeking money from multiple asbestos trusts in addition to bringing a lawsuit, all on behalf of the same individual — is a significant step toward fighting asbestos lawsuit abuse.

This law will ensure that companies and bankruptcy trusts both pay their fair share of recoveries to claimants. It will also mean that Tennessee companies won’t be the target of wrongful lawsuits.

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