Trusts Ask 9th Circuit To Affirm Stipulation Barring Lawyer’s Asbestos Claims

(March 23, 2016, 5:11 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Neither a state restraint of trade law nor a California bar rule of conduct rescues an attorney from living up to a stipulated agreement he made in court to stop filing claims with four asbestos personal injury trusts, two of the trusts say in a Feb. 26 brief asking the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to affirm enforcement of the stipulation (Michael J. Mandelbrot, et al. v. J.T. Thorpe Settlement Trust and Thorpe Insulation Company Asbestos Settlement Trust, No. 15-56430, 9th Cir.)....
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