Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Asbestos litigation. Provides special proceedings for asbestos claims. Requires a plaintiff who files a personal injury action involving an asbestos claim to provide information to all parties in the action regarding each asbestos claim the plaintiff has filed or anticipates filing against an asbestos trust. Provides that if a defendant identifies an asbestos trust not named by the plaintiff, the court shall determine whether to require the plaintiff to file a claim against the asbestos trust and to stay the immediate action. Asbestos litigation. Provides special proceedings for asbestos claims. Requires a plaintiff who files a personal injury action involving an asbestos claim to provide information to all parties in the action regarding each asbestos claim the plaintiff has filed or anticipates filing against an asbestos trust. Provides that if a defendant identifies an asbestos trust not named by the plaintiff, the court shall determine whether to require the plaintiff to file a claim against the asbestos trust and to stay the immediate action.