The House voted to protect successor companies from Asbestos lawsuits.
Companies that changed ownership after the outlaw of Asbestos will no longer be forced to pay full settlements to victims.
Representative Brian David Yates called lawsuits against companies like Crown Cork and Seal unjust.
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Yates promised that successor companies would still pay victims, but not to the extent of guilty predecessors.
From the state capitol, I'm Kevin Gehl.