CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Thirteen motions to seal were filed in the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding before the deadline ended on Thursday, meaning Bankruptcy Judge George Hodges will release all sealed documents without pending motions to the public no later than Sept. 21.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Friday that asbestos attorneys have been withholding evidence while pursuing claims against Garlock Sealing Technologies and has ordered the company's bankruptcy trust to be much smaller than the $1 billion-plus figure for which the attorneys argued.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - For weeks during the bankruptcy trial of Garlock Sealing Technologies, lawyers representing the manufacturer called former attorneys who represented the company and other witnesses to testify about what they allege were underhandedness and fraud on the part of plaintiff attorneys in asbestos-related lawsuits.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) -- A U.S. bankruptcy court has denied a motion by a Houston firm -- alleged to have made inconsistent claims about the origins of a client's mesothelioma -- for summary judgment in its favor.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) -- A Houston firm alleged to have made inconsistent claims about the origin of a client's mesothelioma is now asking a U.S. bankruptcy court to enter a summary judgment in its favor.
Swett CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - Garlock Sealing Technologies, as it pursues a fraud case against asbestos attorneys, has harsh words for a group representing those with claims against the company.
Swett CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - A bankruptcy judge has scheduled an Oct. 11 hearing on asbestos claimants' motion to intervene in Garlock Sealing Technologies' accusation of fraud against asbestos attorneys.
Swett CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - A group of lawyers representing asbestos claimants has come forward to support a law firm accused of fraud by Garlock Sealing Technologies.
Chandler CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - An asbestos law firm is being accused of fraud by a company that claims the firm produced two different versions of how its client fell ill in an effort to boost recovery.
Werkheiser WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Owners of bankrupt gasket maker Garlock Sealing Technologies claim clients of asbestos lawyers told contradictory stories of exposure in civil courts and bankruptcy courts.