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With judge's approval, insurers are looking for double-dipping in case they're forced to pay for asbestos claims

By John O'Brien | Feb 27, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Insurers looking for evidence of double-dipping in the asbestos recovery system won a legal battle earlier this month when a federal bankruptcy judge refused to strike the subpoenas they issued to the body that processes asbestos personal injury claims.

GM sues asbestos trusts over payments to former employee’s widow

By Jessica Karmasek | Mar 16, 2017

According to its four complaints, General Motors LLC has been making weekly payments of death benefits. The company contends it should have been informed that its former employee’s widow also has been receiving payments from the trusts.

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