Trends in asbestos litigation
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Trends in asbestos litigation by Thomas E Willging

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Published by Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Products liability -- Asbestos -- United States,
  • Pre-trial procedure -- United States

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Statementby Thomas E. Willging
SeriesFJC-R -- 87-3
ContributionsFederal Judicial Center
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 138 p. ;
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610514M

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