Ford Wants Evidence Of Plaintiff Hijinks From Garlock Case

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. on Friday sought access to the evidence that delivered a groundbreaking victory in January to Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, when a North Carolina bankruptcy court learned several plaintiffs won inflated asbestos injury settlements by misleading courts about the sources of their exposure.

Ford, which has been a co-defendant with Garlock in numerous asbestos cases, argued that some of those sealed evidence documents could contain information that shows plaintiffs similarly won inflated settlements against Ford as well by exaggerating its role in their exposure...
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