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Shield vital to protect vets’ asbestos claims

The Journal Gazette
10-03-2017

“Uncontrolled litigation and gaming the system are depleting the funds available for sick veterans.”

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IL Supreme Court removes asbestos case from judge accused of abusing authority in pursuing sanctions

Cook County Record
09-18-2017

“The Illinois Supreme Court has removed a Cook County judge from an asbestos personal injury case, granting a request from lawyers who had asked the court to step in and block a “rogue” judge from continuing his sanctions proceedings amid a bench investigation of a situation the judge said resembled an improper “grand bargain” between plaintiffs’ lawyers and those for a company named as a defendant in the case.”

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Asbestos

Forbes
08-10-2017

“Our court system is one of our greatest public goods, and we need to protect it from those who threaten its integrity.”

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GM Can’t Sue Asbestos Trust For Wrongful Death Contribution

Law360
07-25-2017

“A New York bankruptcy judge ruled Monday that General Motors LLC cannot bring suit against an asbestos trust to recover funds paid to the widow of a former employee to settle asbestos exposure claims due to a longstanding “channeling injunction” that bars exposure litigation.”

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NY Judge Rejects Delay in Implementation of New Asbestos Docket Rules

New York Law Journal
07-18-2017

“A state judge in Manhattan denied a motion on Tuesday by attorneys from the asbestos defense bar to block implementation of a new case management order for the New York City Asbestos Litigation docket set to take effect on Thursday.”

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