Stipulation Barring Attorney From Filing Claims With Trusts Valid, Judge Says

Mealey's (September 8, 2015, 11:44 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal bankruptcy judge did not abuse her discretion when enforcing a stipulation under which an attorney must stop filing claims with two asbestos personal injury trusts and transfer pending claims to other attorneys, a federal judge in the state ruled Sept. 3 (Michael J. Mandelbrot, et al. v. J.T. Thorpe Settlement Trust and Thorpe Insulation Company Asbestos Settlement Trust, No. 14-03883, C.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 117941).

(Order available. Document #48-150925-004R.)

Complaints, Stipulation

Thorpe Insulation Co. filed a petition under...
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