Judge Rejects Garlock’s Request For Information On Asbestos Settlement Payments
Mealey's (September 24, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina federal bankruptcy judge on Sept. 23 denied a discovery request by Chapter 11 debtor Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC for information from 13 law firms concerning settlement payments received by non-mesothelioma claimants after the targeted law firms and an asbestos claimants’ committee objected to the discovery on several grounds (In re: Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC, No. 10-31607, W.D. N.C. Bkcy.).
(Order available. Document #48-150925-028R.)
13 Law Firms
Garlock and affiliates filed a Chapter 11 petition in 2010 in the U.S. Bankruptcy...