Monthly Archives: July 2009

Asbestos Successor Liability

Crown Cork & Seal apparently has very good lobbyists or knows how to influence Wisconsin’s Joint Finance Committee, Legislature and Governor in order to basically get its own law in the recently passed budget.  Sadly, those on the receiving end of this law are those victims suffocating from mesothelioma and asbestos exposure.  Essentially, the law gives Crown Cork & Seal immunity in Wisconsin from asbestos related lawsuits filed by victims of asbestosis and mesothelioma.