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David Governo and Vincent DePalo Author "Protect Yourself from Asbestos Lawsuits in the Rebuilding Industry" for Leading Trade Magazine

David M. Governo and Vincent N. DePalo recently published their most recent article titled “Protect Yourself from Asbestos Lawsuits in the Rebuilding Industry,” in the March 2019 edition of Reman Connection. The magazine is published by the Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association (APRA), an international organization of over one thousand companies, founded in 1941.

The article reported on the threat of asbestos lawsuits to the automotive rebuilding industry. These cases involve allegations that automotive parts caused mesothelioma, lung cancer and other disease and can result in multimillion-dollar verdicts. The article discusses asset protection, insurance coverage, and techniques to defend against these claims.

Attorneys Governo and DePalo recently won the first joint asbestos-tobacco lung cancer trial in Massachusetts history for an auto parts rebuilder. They represent companies and individuals in cases involving asbestos, lead poisoning, insurance, indoor air quality, toxic torts, and products liability. They can be reached at and

The complete magazine article can be found here.