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asbestos chrysotile fibers that cause lung disease, COPD, lung cancer, mesothelioma Asbestos chrysotile fibers. Photo: Shutterstock

A new study by the New York Civil Justice Institute suggested that plaintiffs in nearly half of asbestos-related cases in New York may not have first taken advantage of bankruptcy trusts set up specifically to fund those claims, thus likely missing out on an automatic payout. 

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Dan M. Clark

Dan M. Clark is the Albany reporter for the New York Law Journal. He covers the state Court of Appeals, the state legislature, state regulators, and more. Email Dan anytime at dmclark@alm.com.

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