The Montana Supreme Court created the Montana Asbestos Claims Court and appointed a district court judge in Kalispell to oversee all pre-trial proceedings for civil claims related to asbestos exposure from Lincoln County. This included the claims of over 1,855 clients who currently have civil claims filed in Montana. The purpose of the Court is to facilitate resolution of all asbestos claims in Montana.
Additional funds have become available for the Robinson Trust. A hearing for judicial review of the Settlement Agreement between Robinson and Farmers Insurance Exchange will be set for May 17, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at the Flathead County Courthouse, 920 S. Main Street, Kalispell MT, 59901. Documentation on the settlement and procedures for comments are available in the documents below.