Guest Commentary: HB 477 Seeks to Stop Double Recovery & Windfall Lawyers’ Fees in Asbestos Cases

LA House Civil Law & Procedure Committee to Consider the Measure Monday By Melissa Landry After more than 40 years of asbestos litigation, most of the companies responsible for asbestos exposure in the workplace have gone out of business.  Many would say that’s a good thing.  They might also argue that the massive trust system…