Asbestos: Mixed Dust and FELA Issues
Full Committee Hearing

Full Committee
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2005
Time: 09:30 AM



The Senate Committee on the Judiciary will hold a hearing on Wednesday, February 2, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building on "Asbestos: Mixed Dust and FELA Issues."

Senator Specter will preside.

Member Statements

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)


Panel I

  1. Dr. Theodore Rodman
    Retired Professor of Medicine
    Temple University
    Ardmore , PA
  2. Mr. Michael B. Martin
    Maloney, Martin and Mitchell, L.L.P.
    Houston , TX
  3. Dr. Paul Epstein
    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Penn Medicine at Radnor
    Radnor , PA
  4. Dr. Laura Welch
    Medical Director
    Center to Protect Worker Rights
    Silver Spring , MD
  5. Dr. David Weill
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Sciences
    Lung Transplant Program University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Denver , CO
  6. Professor Lester Brickman
    Professor of Law Cardozo Law School
    Yeshiva University
    New York , NY

Panel II

  1. Mr. Donald Griffin
    Director of Strategic Coordination and Research
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. Paul Hoferer
    Vice President & General Counsel
    BNSF Railway Co.
    Fort Worth, TX