A Fair and Efficient System to Resolve Claims of Victims for Bodily Injury Caused by Asbestos, and for Other Purposes
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2005
Time: 09:00 AM



TIME CHANGE - 9:00 a.m.

The hearing on S. 852, a bill to Create a Fair and Efficient System to Resolve Claims of Victims for Bodily Injury Caused by Asbestos Exposure, and for Other Purposes, scheduled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary will take place in Room 325 of the Senate Russell Office Building on Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 9:00 a.m. rather than the previously scheduled time of
9:30 a.m.

Member Statements

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Edward Becker
    Third Circuit Court of Appeals
    Philadelphia , PA
  2. Ms. Peg Seminario
    Washington , DC
  3. Mr. Craig Berrington
    General Counsel
    American Insurance Association
    Washington , DC
  4. The Honorable John Engler
    President and CEO
    National Association of Manufacturing
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Dr. James Crapo
    Chairman, Department of Medicine
    National Jewish Medical and Research Center
    Denver , CO
  2. Mr. Mark A. Peterson
    Legal Analysis Systems, Inc.
    Thousand Oaks , CA
  3. Dr. Francine Rabinovitz
    Hamilton, Rabinovitz & Alschuler
    Carmel , CA
  4. Prof. Eric D. Green
    Boston University Law School
    Boston , MA
  5. Mr. Alan Reuther
    Legislative Director
    International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW)
    Washington , DC
  6. Hershel W. Gober
    National Legislative Director
    Military Order of the Purple Heart
    McLean , VA
  7. Dr. Philip Landrigan
    The Mount Sinai, Irving J. Selikoff Center
    For Occupational & Environmental Medicine
    New York , NY
  8. Ms. Carol Morgan
    President and General Counsel
    National Service Industries, Inc.
    Doraville , GA