Summarizes prominent features of S. 2290, the Fairness in Asbestos Injury Resolution Act of 2004, to establish the Office of Special Asbestos Masters within U.S. Court of Federal Claims to examine asbestos claims and award damages on a no-fault basis through the Asbestos Injury Resolution Fund. Provides details on provisions related to payment and funding of asbestos injury claims, and prohibition on manufacture and distribution of asbestos containing products.
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