Despite 35,080-case backlog, asbestos docket is under control, Judiciary says

The Baltimore City Circuit Court’s efforts to reduce its backlog of asbestos cases belies any need for statutory, regulatory or budgetary changes to how these personal injury claims are currently handled, the Maryland Judiciary stated this week in a report to the General Assembly. “(T)he Judiciary has dedicated substantial resources to the asbestos docket,” stated the ...

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