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Workers’ Compensation  – Asbestos Exposure – Plaintiffs’ Burden – Medical & Non-Medical Evidence (access required)

In these bellwether asbestos cases – chosen from more than 100 claims against the defendant-tire manufacturer – the Industrial Commission first looked to whether plaintiffs had been exposed to asbestos in their employment. Proof of such exposure was plaintiffs’ burden, and plaintiffs failed to show such exposure. The Commission properly considered both air-quality studies of ...

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