Garlock Asbestos Claimants Denied Privileged Docs

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT) -- A North Carolina bankruptcy judge on Tuesday denied a committee of Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC asbestos claimants' request to compel allegedly privileged documents related to past asbestos settlements, ruling that Garlock had not waived any privilege over the documents.

The official committee of asbestos personal injury claimants and Joseph W. Grier III, who represents future Garlock asbestos claimants, had filed a motion April 18 seeking access to documents they said pertained to “the reasons why the debtors settled asbestos-related claims for personal injury and wrongful death...
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