Plaintiffs To Texas Top Court: Asbestos Settlement Envisioned Delayed Submissions

(March 20, 2017, 3:51 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — Having enjoyed the benefits of a settlement resolving all of the firm’s asbestos suits, Union Carbide Corp. now seeks to rewrite its contract to block individuals with late-forming diseases from receiving their side of the bargain, plaintiffs told the Texas Supreme Court on March 13 (Union Carbide Corp. v. Perry Jones, Rosemary Allegria, et al., No. 16-0648, Texas Sup.).

(Appellee brief available.  Document #01-170322-015B.)

In May 2002, Union Carbide Corp. entered into an agreement to settle hundreds of asbestos claims filed or represented...
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