CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bestwall LLC, formerly part of Georgia Pacific LLC, argues that the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants’ bad-faith arguments are meritless and the debtor’s corporate restructuring does not prejudice asbestos claimants.
Local asbestos firm Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd is among four plaintiff’s firms acting as special litigation counsel on medical science matters in Bestwall LLC’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Justice has stepped into Kaiser Gypsum's Chapter 11 bankruptcy pending in the Western District of North Carolina over concerns that its reorganization plan lacks sufficient safeguards to prevent fraud.
ACC moves to dismiss Bestwall’s bankruptcy case, calling it ‘little more than a bad-faith litigation’
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants, or ACC, argues that Bestwall LLC’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding is a “sham” and was filed in bad faith in an effort to severely limit asbestos liabilities in a favorable venue.
EDWARDSVILLE – A financial adviser alleges her former employer made fraudulent misrepresentations regarding compensation and benefits.
BELLEVILLE — An estate guardian is suing two financial institutions for allegedly allowing unauthorized individuals to withdraw more than $413,000 from an account.
Asbestos Claimant Committee's motion to reconsider counsel withdrawn in Bestwall bankruptcy proceeding
Bankruptcy judge Laura Beyer withdrew an omnibus motion to reconsider approval of counsel for Bestwall LLC, a unit of Georgia pacific, in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
Bestwall objects to claimants' effort to bump its counsel; Asbestos lawyers say GP's firm is conflicted
Bestwall LLC, a unit of Georgia Pacific, objects to a motion filed by the Official Committee of Asbestos Claimants requesting the bankruptcy court to reconsider its approval of the debtor’s counsel in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding.
BELLEVILLE – A man alleges his late father's lung cancer was a result of asbestos exposure during his career.
BELLEVILLE – A widow alleges her late husband's lung cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos.
The election for the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama is now history. Democrat Doug Jones narrowly defeated Republican Roy Moore by a margin of 2 percent, the exact amount of write-in votes filed on behalf of alternative GOP candidates. While the results may have been surprising to some, it certainly is not an omen for the future, but more of aberration.
BELLEVILLE – A St. Louis man alleges his bank account was wrongfully garnished after a judgment was filed against his soon-to-be former wife.
EAST ST. LOUIS — An Illinois consumer is suing Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and TransUnion LLC, claiming the credit reporting agencies failed to observe her bankruptcy and reported on discharged debt.
Behnen By the time asbestos attorneys whittled a jury from 53 to 14, the case settled at 10:02 a.m. Wednesday in Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison's courtroom.
Gori A New York attorney interviewed 53 prospective jurors about their backgrounds and careers and whether those factors could affect their judgment in an asbestos case readying for trial in Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison's courtroom.
Simmons WILMINGTON, Del. – John Simmons of East Alton and Ian Bifferato of Wilmington must like litigating together.
Robreno PHILADELPHIA - Durabla Manufacturing, a Pennsylvania company that made sealing products, collapsed under the weight of 108,000 asbestos suits.