General Motors and Post Bankruptcy Asbestos Claiming

Asbestos claimants continue to pursue GM for asbestos-related recoveries. Here is a story from Bloomberg yesterday on a recent hearing that allowed plaintiffs to move forward with some discovery against GM. Plaintiffs predict possible claims for "billions."

Defendants remaining in the tort system will watch with interest. After all, if GM does not pay, then the plaintiff’s will demand that other defendants pay GM’s share.



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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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