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Garlock Slams Asbestos Estimation Ahead Of Ch. 11 Trial

Law360, Washington (April 1, 2015, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC has asked a North Carolina bankruptcy judge to exclude a claimants' committee's expert testimony ahead of an upcoming trial to determine its liability estimation for asbestos claims, calling the opinions “irrelevant” and “hundreds of million of dollars too high” in a brief unsealed Wednesday.

The opinions of Dr. Mark A. Peterson and Dr. Francine F. Rabinovitz, which purported to identify the bankrupt gasket manufacturer’s liability for people suffering from mesothelioma as a result of handling Garlock’s products, failed in their analysis to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC

Case Number



North Carolina Western

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

June 5, 2010

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