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1. Payment of exigent and non-exigent claims are unfairly delayed. Non-Exigent Claims: The Bill stays for two years mesothelioma and cancer wrongful death cases where families and dependents have sustained serious financial losses and hardship. At that point, the claimants can return to the tort ...
Start Up and Funding Start-Up Funding. The legislation contemplates up front funding of approximately $42 billion in the first five years. Yet by the time the administrative apparatus of the Fund is established, there will likely be between 400,000 and 600,000 pending claims. These claims would ...
Proposed Asbestos Bailout Bill is Taking Away Veterans' Rights Don't be misled, this Asbestos Bailout Bill is bad for veterans. Thousands of veterans across this country do not support this bill. In fact, there is evidence of a fraudulent letter-writing campaign on behalf of veterans going ...
Roger G. Worthington About the Author Roger G. Worthington is a plaintiff's advocate who represents mesothelioma patients and their families. He is also the founder of The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (MARF), whose mission, in cooperation with all interested parties, is to eradicate ...
The following summary is provided by my good friend and colleague Matt Bergman, Esq. of Seattle, Washington} On Thursday, May 22, Senator Orrin G. Hatch, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced S. 1125 (the "Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act of 2003" or "FAIR ...
Asbestos victims have spoken and, for now, the U.S. Senate has listened. For the year 2003, at least, thanks to your protest letters, phone calls, emails and faxes, the U.S. Senate will not debate or vote on the Hatch Asbestos Bail Out Bill (SB 1125, ...
On July 10, 2003, the Senate Judiciary Committee by a 10 to 8 vote, sent SB 1125, the " Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution (FAIR) Act", sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), to the full Senate for consideration. The Hatch bill would halt all asbestos litigation for a 27-year period, ...
Senator Harry Reid (D) recently sent a letter to Senator Bill Frist (R) responding to Frist's support of S. 852, otherwise known as the national asbestos trust fund bill. The bill is viewed by many, including asbestos victims, labor unions, insurers, and small and mid-sized companies, as a ...
Here is an ad that was posted in the Washington, D.C. Roll Call newspaper, paid for by lawyers who specialize in asbestos cancer claims, including RGW, PC. Special thanks to my good friend and colleague Charles Siegel, a brilliant lawyer with Waters & Kraus. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Last ...
To: RGW, PC Clients, Former Clients, Family, Friends and Advocates Fr: Roger G. Worthington Dt: April 29, 2005 Re: Asbestos Trust Fund Bill (SB 852) Bogged Down Momentum is everything, and right now the asbestos trust fund bill has hit the skids. Sen. Spector wanted the bill to exit the Senate ...

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