class actions, disabled rights, copyright, attorneys general, online speech, law schools, obesity, New York, mortgages, legal blogs, safety, CPSC, pharmaceuticals, patent trolls, ADA filing mills, international human rights, humor, hate speech, illegal drugs, immigration law, cellphones, international law, real estate, bar associations, Environmental Protection Agency, First Amendment, insurance fraud, slip and fall, smoking bans, emergency medicine, regulation and its reform, dramshop statutes, hotels, web accessibility, United Nations, Alien Tort Claims Act, lobbyists, pools, school discipline, Voting Rights Act, legal services programs



The Asbestos Litigation Crisis: Is There a Need for an Administrative Alternative?

A broad overview of asbestos litigation focusing on the role of contingency fees, the development of "special asbestos law", the changing mix of claimed diseases, punitive damages, mass consolidations, successor liability and federal responsibility for the exposure to asbestos of World War II shipyard workers.

Lester Brickman, 13 Cardozo L. Rev. 1819-1889 (1992)



sort entries by:
author | date | title | category

Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.