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Iowa Joins Growing Number of States to Weigh In on Asbestos-Related Litigation

On March 23, 2017, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed into law Iowa Senate File 376 (2017), which stands to significantly impact the future handling of asbestos-related litigation in the state.  The new law first contains a section entitled the “Asbestos … Continue reading

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New Civil Rules Won’t Affect Asbestos Case Management

The recent changes to the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure will not impact the handling of Asbestos-related civil lawsuits in Minnesota.   By Order of the Supreme Court, all asbestos-related litigation in the state is administered by the Ramsey County District … Continue reading

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