Maryland Court: Final Judgments Bar Tort Recovery From Asbestos Trust

Maryland Court: Final Judgments Bar Tort Recovery From Asbestos Trust

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Plaintiffs divided jury awards among liable parties and accepted settlements as final payments and cannot reopen their cases for additional recovery from an asbestos bankruptcy trust, a Maryland appeals court held Nov. 26 (Charles T. Brannan Jr., et al. v. Wallace & Gale Asbestos Settlement Trust,  No. 2287 September Term, 2008, Md. Spec. App.; 2012 Md. App. LEXIS 132).

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