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Updates on Asbestos Litigation in Japan

Asbestos litigation continues in Japan. In one litigation, an appellate court upheld a negligence verdict against a former employer (Nippon Express) in a mesothelioma case. As reported here before, the ruling was against plaintiffs in a construction worker case. World Asbestos Report has further details, and notes that an appeal is planned.

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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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