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Delaware a tort destination?



The historically pro-business, chemical-industry-friendly state might seem an unlikely forum-shopping choice for plaintiffs doing toxic tort work, but both SimmonsCooper and Baron & Budd have been heading there with asbestos and benzene cases lately, reports the Madison County Record. A key figure: senatorial scion Joseph ("Beau") Biden III of Wilmington's Bifferato, Gentilotti and Biden, now the state's attorney general. Earlier: here and here, among others.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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