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On the Theory Class's Theories of Asbestos Litigation: The Disconnect Between Scholarship and Reality

Lester Brickman, 31 Pepperdine Law Review 33-170 (2004)

According to Prof. Brickman, virtually all claims of nonmalignant injury from asbestos in today's courts are generated by way of attorney-sponsored screenings. Yet there is extensive reason to believe that much of the medical evidence generated by the screening process is bogus - so much so that asbestos litigation itself may properly at this point be called a "malignant enterprise."




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