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Tort/Negligence – Product Liability – Asbestos – Mesothelioma – Settlement Allocation (access required)

When plaintiffs settled with other defendants in this mesothelioma case, they released all future claims, including wrongful death. Even though the settlement agreement itself did not allocate settlement funds, after plaintiffs obtained a judgment against the non-settling defendants, in order to determine the appropriate setoff, plaintiffs could allocate the settlement proceeds one-third for the plaintiff-worker's ...

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