Asbestos was used for insulation and is known to cause mesothelioma. It is some nasty stuff. Lawsuits can also be very nasty. Would it be unexpected then that asbestos lawsuits would be unpleasant? Indeed asbestos lawsuits are not a fun thing. I can't speak for anyone else but I'd rather not have an asbestos lawsuit if I can help it.
I wrote a haiku about this topic:
Not a pleasant thing