Grace Claimants Clash Over Huge Records Request

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A scuffle has erupted among claimants in the W.R. Grace & Co. bankruptcy, as one bitterly opposed faction of claimants sought a court order for access to more than 4 million pages of claimant records in hopes of furthering its cause.

In objecting to the first amended joint plan of reorganization, the so-called group of Libby claimants — individuals allegedly injured by exceptionally dangerous asbestos exposure at W.R. Grace’s operations in Lincoln County, Mont. — have called for access to information previously provided to proponents of...
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