Judge Allows Garlock To Seek Evidence Of Fraud, RICO Violations

Mealey's (September 8, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT) -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A broad discovery request by Chapter 11 debtor Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC seeking information from 24 asbestos personal injury trusts and claims-processing facilities is an integral part of Garlock’s attempt to establish a pattern of racketeering activity by an asbestos plaintiffs’ law firm, a North Carolina federal judge held Sept. 3 in overruling the law firm’s objections to a magistrate’s approval of the discovery (Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC v. Belluck & Fox, LLP, et al., No. 3:14-cv-118, W.D. N.C.).

(Order available. Document #48-150925-003R.)...
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