Libby Claimants Lose Bid For WR Grace Documents

Law360, New York (January 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The judge overseeing the factious W.R. Grace & Co. bankruptcy will not allow a group of asbestos injury claimants opposed to the reorganization plan access to millions of pages of confidential records, frustrating the group's hopes for special status among the mass of asbestos claimants.

On Monday, Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware turned down the discovery bid, backing objections by the asbestos personal injury committee, plaintiffs’ lawyers and the debtors, who argued the records in question were...
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