12/20/12

Client Alert: Gov. Kasich Signs H.B. 380

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Ohio Governor John Kasich today signed the Amended Substitute House Bill 380, which requires the full disclosure of all asbestos bankruptcy trust claims made by plaintiffs with asbestos lawsuits in Ohio. The law will go into effect 90 days from today.

The law will impact pending asbestos lawsuits in which trial has not commenced before the law goes into effect and asbestos lawsuits filed on or after the date that the law goes into effect.

To read more about the law, read our previous alert.

Richard Schuster and other Vorys lawyers involved in defending asbestos clients in Ohio are available to answer any questions you may have about H.B. 380 or any other aspect of asbestos litigation in Ohio.