Specialty Products Judge Could Rethink Asbestos Deadline

Law360, Wilmington (December 17, 2013, 8:07 PM EST) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge indicated Tuesday that he may reconsider his ruling ordering a deadline be set for asbestos-related injury claims in the Specialty Products Holding Corp. case, and said he intends to see dual solicitations for a Chapter 11 plan from both the asbestos claimants committee and the debtor.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Peter J. Walsh scheduled a hearing for Jan. 7, during which counsel representing the potentially thousands of people who may have suffered some injury or illness connected to a compound produced by a...
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