Asbestos Claimants Fight To Be Heard In GM Case

Law360 (June 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of asbestos personal injury claimants has asked the judge overseeing General Motors Corp.'s Chapter 11 case to grant them official status as a committee, arguing that the claimants' specific interests would be overlooked if they were forced to be represented by a more general committee.

The ad hoc committee of asbestos personal injury claimants filed a motion Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York seeking official designation, as well as the appointment of a legal representative for the...
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