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August 15th, 2012

Washington State Ruling Expands Liability for Asbestos Injuries

On August 9, 2012, in what was a sharply divided decision, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that makers of respirators designed to prevent asbestos exposure can be held liable for failing to warn of the contaminant’s risks. This decision unfairly opens up safety product manufacturers to more lawsuits over asbestos-related injuries. . . . → Read More: Washington State Ruling Expands Liability for Asbestos Injuries

April 8th, 2011

Study Proves the Obvious in Washington State

A recent study of insurance “loss costs” in Washington State indicates that the 2007 passage of a plaintiffs’ bar-backed liability expansion has, duh, led to higher costs and higher premiums . . . → Read More: Study Proves the Obvious in Washington State