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The Asbestos Litigation Crisis: Who Will Clean Up This Elephantine Mess?
Topic: Civil Justice Reform
Eric Hellerman, Of Counsel to the law firm Covington & Burling in its New York City office, argues that while some asbestos litigants have found justice in individual settlements and specific courts, a uniform, national approach to the problem would best serve the interests of all parties and the public.
Working Paper, March 2003, 41 pages
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