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Warren Denies Asbestos Claims Harvard prof's work helped suppress asbestos-related
Free Beacon ^ | 9/21/12 | staff

Posted on 09/21/2012 5:56:26 PM PDT by Nachum

In her Thursday debate against Sen. Scott Brown (R., Mass.), Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren said she did not assist the nation’s largest insurer deny settlements in asbestos-related cases.

“It’s just not true,” Warren said of the charge. “The Boston Globe has looked at this; they’ve written about it.”

Warren wrote a U.S. Supreme Court brief for Travelers Insurance in 2009; in the case–Travelers v. Bailey–the company sought to achieve permanent immunity against any new asbestos-related claims through the establishment of a $500 million trust.

After Warren left the case, and as an extension of the legal work she did, Travelers was able to maintain its immunity and, in a subsequent case, avoid paying out of the $500 million trust, according to the Boston Globe.

The Washington Free Beacon reported on Warren’s work for Travelers Insurance in March:

(Excerpt) Read more at freebeacon.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: asbestos; insurance; lawsuits; warren
Full title: Warren Denies Asbestos Claims Harvard prof's work helped suppress asbestos-related personal injury lawsuits against insurance company
1 posted on 09/21/2012 5:56:30 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

So, she officially asserts that she IS in denial....hmmmm?


2 posted on 09/21/2012 6:02:20 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: Nachum
“The Boston Globe has looked at this; they’ve written about it.”

That's the weakest argument she could possibly put forth.

3 posted on 09/21/2012 6:11:52 PM PDT by JPJones (Frodo Lives!)
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To: Nachum

Very odd in my view.
I would have expected Squaw Warren to be on the plaintiff side.
The wampum she made from Travelers is pocket money compared to what the tort lawyers get in these class action deals.


4 posted on 09/21/2012 6:18:28 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Nachum

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5 posted on 09/21/2012 6:25:45 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Nachum

The Boston Globe has looked at this; they’ve written about it.”

We can conclude that the above rag has satisfied our suspicions


6 posted on 09/22/2012 3:38:57 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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