Asbestos Claimants Seek Sanctions Against Garlock

Law360, New York (July 05, 2012, 8:25 PM ET) -- A group of asbestos claimants on Tuesday asked a North Carolina federal judge to sanction Garlock Sealing Technologies Inc. for allegedly ignoring a court discovery order and motions to compel discovery of documents in the company's long-running bankruptcy proceeding.

The claimants have been seeking the documents for a year and a half, ever since Garlock asserted that some claimants had concealed that they had been exposed to asbestos from products made by Pittsburgh Corning Corp. rather than Garlock.

The claimants have challenged that assertion and in...
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