The Maryland Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear an appeal of a 2015 decision that applied Maryland’s 20-year statute of repose to an asbestos lawsuit. If the decision is upheld, thousands of plaintiffs claiming they were injured by breathing asbestos dust will have their cases dismissed.

The Maryland Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear an appeal of a 2015 decision that applied Maryland’s 20-year statute of repose to an asbestos lawsuit. If the decision is upheld, thousands of plaintiffs claiming they were injured by breathing asbestos dust will have their cases dismissed.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/legalnewsline/2017/11/13/peter-angelos-asbestos-firm-facing-the-loss-of-thousands-of-lawsuits-wants-lawmakers-help/