Asbestos Victims Seek Voice In Dana Case

Law360, New York (March 31, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Asbestos exposure victims involved in the Dana Corp. bankruptcy proceedings are trying to secure a spot on an official committee to best represent their interests in the case, as an estimated $200 million in asbestos claims appears to be at stake.

Angered that a U.S. Trustee has yet to appoint them as an official committee, asbestos claimants—comprises roughly 88,000 people—are seeking to be represented as an ad hoc committee in an attempt to influence the course of the insolvency proceedings in their favor.

The trustee had...
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