UPDATE 1-Specter says US asbestos bill introduction delayed

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(Adds Frist comment on class action lawsuits, details) WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The chief sponsor of a bill to compensate asbestos victims said on Tuesday its introduction had been delayed for a week while senators discuss how to handle claims of injury by another mineral, silica. Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Arlen Specter, chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, told reporters the panel would hold a hearing Feb. 2 to try to establish medical criteria for silica claims. ...

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