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Month: December 2014

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Asbestos Dispute Settles for $575M

After a seven-year legal tangle, the asbestos and dividends claims dispute between British American Tobacco (BAT) and a United States roofing company has been settled for $575 million.
According to news reports, the legal dispute began between BAT and the United States roofing company, Flintkote after negotiations for past asbestos claims were not settled. Flinkote, a company that once used asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in their products, was bought out by BAT’s subsidiary, Imperial Tobacco Canada, in 1986.
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Asbestos Discovered in Texas Elementary School

A strange odor coming from an elementary school in Dilley, Texas now has several parents concerned for their children’s safety. After following the trail of the funny smell, parents noticed an asbestos warning sign placed on a dumpster, located in the parking lot of Dilley Elementary School. Many parents claim they were never warned about asbestos in the school.
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