Texas firms will have cases on 2011 Philadelphia asbestos docket

John O'Brien Dec. 6, 2010, 7:22am


PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Texas law firms including Baron & Budd and Brent Coon & Associates make up some of the firms with cases next year on Philadelphia's asbestos docket at the Complex Litigation Center.

A list of all trials scheduled for 2011 shows only 10 different law firms will be trying cases in Philadelphia, where a process called "reverse bifurcation" is used. A jury decides damages in the first phase of the trial, and then determines if the defendant is liable in the second part.

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