• Asbestos Reform Legislation Could Be Enacted by Year's End
  • June 2, 2005 | Authors: Patrick M. Hanlon; Shepard M. Remis; Thomas J. Mikula; Christopher J. Garvey
  • Law Firms: Goodwin Procter LLP - Washington Office ; Goodwin Procter LLP - Boston Office ; Goodwin Procter LLP - Washington Office ; Goodwin Procter LLP - New York Office
  • After a month-long mark-up, on May 31, 2005, the Senate Judiciary Committee favorably reported S.852, the "Fairness in Asbestos Injury Compensation Act of 2005" or "FAIR" Act out of committee for consideration by the full Senate.