The assault on the rights of workers exposed to asbestos continues. On the heels of bills in Michigan and Missouri that would make it harder for workers suffering from mesothelioma to recover compensation, lawmakers in Pennsylvania are seeking to make asbestos exposure claims the exclusive realm of workers' compensation, effectively depriving victims of the bulk of their compensation.
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In many states, seniors have the right to decline jury duty based on their age. But the age limits and rules vary by state and by type of court, so if you are summoned for jury duty, check with the court to determine if you are exempt.
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