DLG Recommended Reading: “Take Home” and “Bystander” Asbestos Cases Increasing


hammer-485712_1280DLG recommends the following reading on indirect exposure asbestos liability:

“There has been an increase in asbestos cases where the injured party did not directly work with an asbestos containing product… Take home exposure cases have traditionally been a spouse exposed to asbestos from laundering asbestos laden work clothes over a number of years, as opposed to visiting family members.

On December 19, 2014, a jury in Syracuse, New York awarded a $7.7 million verdict in a “bystander” exposure case. Bystander exposure is an indirect form of occupational exposure…”

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