Privileged & Confidential Attorney Work Product. The Coalition for Asbestos Justice: . What is it and what has it done for you ?. I. Introduction: What is the Coalition for Asbestos Justice?.
Privileged & Confidential
Attorney Work Product
The Coalition for Asbestos Justice:
What is it and what has it done for you?
The Coalition for Asbestos Justice, Inc. was formed in 2000 as a nonprofit association to address and improve the asbestos litigation environment. Established by property and casualty insurers, the Coalition’s mission is to encourage fair and prompt compensation to deserving current and future asbestos litigants by seeking to reduce or eliminate the abuses and inequities that exist under the current civil justice system. The Coalition is not involved with insurance coverage issues.
The Coalition for Asbestos Justice, Inc. is growing and currently includes the following insurers:
Chubb and Son
CNA service mark companies
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company
The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc.
Kemper Insurance Companies
Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company
II. The “Holistic” Approach:
Litigation Strategy, Public Relations,
Judicial Education, Legislation
A. Fundamentals of today’s asbestos claims litigation environment
B. The need for change in the asbestos litigation environment
C. Avenues for change in the asbestos litigation environment
C. Judicial Education
D. Legislative Efforts