Judge: Honeywell, Ford Can Use Asbestos Claimants’ Data From 9 Bankruptcies

Mealey's (November 11, 2016, 1:38 PM EST) -- WILMINGTON, Del. — Honeywell International Inc. and Ford Motor Co. can access asbestos claimants’ data in nine Chapter 11 cases, but only to investigate fraud in the claims process, and the information cannot be used for lobbying efforts, a Delaware federal bankruptcy judge held Nov. 8 (In re W.R. Grace & Co., et al., No. 01-01139; In re Owens Corning, No. 00‐3837; In re Armstrong World Industries, Inc., No. 00‐4471; In re USG Corp., No. 01‐2094; In re US Minerals Products Company, No. 01‐2471; In re...
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