Ohio Court: 'Nontraditional Route' To Treatment Shouldn't Doom Asbestos Claim

CLEVELAND - Ohio did not intend for its asbestos litigation legislation to erase a claim brought by a worker whose union benefits provided a nontraditional route to treatment and who died prior to learning that the new criteria would apply to pending claims, an Ohio appeals court held March 8 (Marilyn Whipkey, et al. v. Aqua-Chem Inc., et al., No. 96672, Ohio App., 8th Dist.).
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