Johns-Manville Trust Says Attorney Cannot Meet ‘Beneficiary’ Definition

Mealey's (March 14, 2016, 1:34 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — An asbestos personal injury attorney who says a bankruptcy trust breached its fiduciary duties to trust beneficiaries by halting him from filing further claims cannot show that his past claimants are actual trust beneficiaries because he has submitted unreliable evidence to other trusts, the accused trust says in a March 9 brief filed at the request of a New York federal bankruptcy judge (In re Johns-Manville Corporation, et al., No. 82-11656 [Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust v. Michael J. Mandelbrot and The Mandelbrot...
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