New asbestos symposium stirs the pot, but offers no solutions

The Southwestern Law School recently sponsored a symposium on asbestos litigation.  Unfortunately, most of the articles published are a screed for a handful of insurance carriers and defense litigators seeking to end the litigation and keep the victims of asbestos poisoning from getting their day in court.  Here is the link, but caveat emptor.  Note:  One particularly misleading set of articles was funded by the "Coalition for Litigation Justices, Inc."  This is a group funded by the tobacco industry and asbestos defense lobbyists and their concept of "justice" means that injured people cannot sue them for wrongdoing:

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mass_tort_litigation/2009/02/the-southwester.html

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