Statement of Lester Brickman, Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Before The Subcommittee on the Constitution of the House Judiciary Committee on "How Fraud and Abuse in the Asbestos Compensation System Affect Victims, Jobs, The Economy and the Legal System;" Sept. 9, 2011.

Statement of Lester Brickman Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Before The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Concerning "Asbestos: Mixed Dust and FELA Issues;" February 2, 2005.

Lester Brickman Congressional Testimony Video (2/2/05)

Lester Brickman Question and Answer Video (2/2/05)

Exhibits (2/2/05):

      ILO - Dr. Ballard
      Dr. Martindale Deposition Excerpt
      ILO - Dr. Gaziano
      Medical Reports (Asbestosis, Silicosis) - Dr. Ray Harron 
      X-Ray Evaluations (Asbestosis, Silicosis) - Dr. Oaks
      News Articles about the Hearings
      Silica MDL Excerpt (12/20/04)
      ILO and Medical Reports - Dr. Ray Harron

Oversight Hearing on the Administration of Large Business Bankruptcy Reorganizations: Has Competition For Big Cases Corrupted The Bankruptcy System, testimony on administration of asbestos bankruptcies, Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law of the House Judiciary Committee (July 21, 2004)(statement of Lester Brickman).

Hearings on Ohio H.B. 292 (to reform asbestos litigation), Committee On Judiciary Of The Ohio Senate, May 5, 2004.

Attorney Fees and the Proposed Global Tobacco Settlement before the Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the House Committee on the Judiciary, 105th Congress (Dec. 10, 1997) (statement of Lester Brickman).

Product Liability Reform and How the Legal Fee Structure Affects Consumer Compensation Before the Subcommittee On Telecommunications, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the House Comm. on Commerce, 105th Cong. 105-31 (April 30, 1997) (statement of Lester Brickman).

Contingency Fee Abuses:   Hearing on Examining Certain Contingency Fee Abuses and Their Effect On The Tort System Before the Senate Comm. on the Judiciary, 104th Congress, 1st Sess. (Nov. 7, 1995) (statement of Lester Brickman).

Effects of Asbestos Injury Litigation on Federal and State Courts Before Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the House Committee on the Judiciary, 102nd Congress, 1st Sess. (Oct. 24, 1991) (statement of Lester Brickman).