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Fractured Virginia Supreme Court holds that shipyard owed a duty of care to prevent employees from carrying asbestos fibers home on their clothes and exposing others over strong dissent from three justices

October 11, 2018

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber urges Virginia Supreme Court to reject take home theory of asbestos liability

February 23, 2018

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Manufacturers Association, Coalition for Litigation Justice, Inc., National Association of Manufacturers, American Tort Reform Association, American Insurance Association, and NFIB Small Business Legal Center.

Mark A. Behrens of Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. served as co-counsel for the amici.

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