Asbestos in the Headlines – Egypt, Thailand and Korea

In Egypt, asbestos is in the news for increasing cancer rates and concern that a ban on asbestos use is being ignored.

In Thailand, asbestos is in the news due to concern regarding whether there is adequate enforcement of a ban on asbestos use.

In Korea, asbestos is in the news due to its presence in the grounds of professional baseball fields. Apparently closed asbestos mines are now being used to generate rock used for commercial installations.



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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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