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Employment: Workers’ Compensation-Mesothelioma Benefits

Claimants appealed from the denial of their claim for enhanced mesothelioma benefits, after decedent’s work for employer exposed him to inhalable asbestos fibers. Where an employer was required to make an affirmative act to elect to accept enhanced mesothelioma liability, simply purchasing workers’ compensation for occupational disease did not constitute such an affirmative act. Draper, C.J., dissenting: ...