NJCJI Supports Federal Efforts to Curb Abuse of the Asbestos Claims System

Since New Jersey is a state where a lot of asbestos-related work was done, the citizens and businesses of our state have a keen interest in ensuring that the system that has been set up to compensate asbestos victims is not undermined by fraud and abuse. To that end, the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute is supporting Congressional efforts to rein in fraud in the existing system via H.R. 526, the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015.

By |2016-01-08T14:33:42-05:00January 8, 2016|News, Top Stories|0 Comments

Push to File Claims Against BP Before the Settlement Deadline Furthers Jackpot Justice Mentality

The deadline to file a claim for economic loss resulting from the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill is next Monday - June 8th. The Fort Myers, FL, News-Press made a point to note in its story on the impending deadline that “[b]usinesses in Southwest Florida that haven't filed a claim could be eligible for economic loss compensation, even though the oil rig explosion and resulting spill never marred area beaches.”

By |2015-06-05T13:44:25-04:00June 5, 2015|News, Top Stories|0 Comments
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