(7.) By using the slightly altered quotation from Hamlet here, Collins indicts not only Richard's failure to read Manville's character accurately, but also his failure to read literature as a guide to negotiating life--a point to which I return below.
Sixty-three top plaintiff law firms have been using e-Claims since last year to file with the Manville Trust, the largest toxic tort trust, and the system was used to process about 80 percent of the 56,000 claims CRMC received in 2002.
Although the EPA is well aware of the problem and in 1989 banned all commercial asbestos use, big businesses such as Grace, Johns Manville. Raybestos, and others continue to use asbestos both in domestic products and exports overseas while well aware of its lethal properties.
Normally, limiting these emissions requires the installation of expensive and complicated pollution abatement equipment, but fiberglass insulation manufacturer Johns Manville has managed to exempt itself from the Clean Air Act with one simple change in its products.
Johns Manville, Denver, and Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Omaha, recently announced they have entered into the final phase of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Berkshire Hathaway will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Johns Manville.