Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Garlock Proposes Protocol For Deciding Access To Estimation Trial Information

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Due to the recent "significant national interest" being shown in accessing confidential information uncovered in the Chapter 11 case of Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC showing manipulation of evidence by asbestos plaintiffs and lawyers, a protocol should be established to determine what information should be unsealed and made public, Garlock says in a motion filed March 25 in North Carolina federal bankruptcy court (In re: Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC, No. 10-31607, W.D. N.C. Bkcy.).

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