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Bullivant Houser Bailey PC: California Court Applies MacKinnon In Property Insurance Dispute, Finds Pollution Exclusion Applies

By Samuel H. Ruby A California Court of Appeal has held that the release of asbestos in and about a condominium complex during the scraping of acoustical "popcorn" ceiling falls within a property insurance policy's pollution exclusion. Villa Los Alamos Homeowners Assn. v. State...

DLA Piper: Legal update: Asbestos

By Matthew Shaw and Lynne Auchterlonie This is the first in a two part series on health and safety developments affecting the construction industry and engineering sectors and produced by our Safety, Health & Environment and Engineering & Construction teams. In this update, we look at the...

No Diagnosis, No "Damages": Wisconsin's Construction Statute of Repose in Asbestos Cases

How to apply Wisconsin’s construction statute of repose, Wis. Stat. § 893.89, [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], in asbestos cases has recently been a hot topic dividing trial courts. The statute bars a broad category of claims if they are brought more than 10 years after...