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dc.contributor.authorMehs, Lisa K.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-14T22:45:00Z
dc.date.available2013-02-14T22:45:00Z
dc.date.issued1991en_US
dc.identifier.citation24 Creighton L. Rev. 965 (1990-1991)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/39872
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION|Asbestos has been known to man for centuries. The ability of asbestos to perform the functions of insulation and resistance to fire, while remaining relatively indestructible, has led to its use in thousands of products. Only recently has society become aware of the dangers to human health and life associated with using one of the most dangerous materials of nature. In recent years, litigation involving asbestos-related injuries has increased dramatically. |Three diseases have been positively linked with exposure to asbestos fibers: asbestosis, mesothelioma, and various cancers. The diseases associated with asbestos exposure are all characterized by long latency periods. During the latency period, the disease is dormant and not capable of being detected through routine examination. The latency period for asbestosis has been estimated at ten to forty years following exposure to large quantities of asbestos fibers...en_US
dc.publisherCreighton University School of Lawen_US
dc.titleAsbestos Litigation and Statutes of Repose: The Application of the Discovery Rule in the Eighth Circuit Allows Plaintiffs to Breathe Easieren_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.rights.holderCreighton Universityen_US
dc.description.volume24en_US
dc.publisher.locationOmaha, Nebraskaen_US
dc.title.workCreighton Law Reviewen_US
dc.description.note1990-1991en_US
dc.description.pages965en_US


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