Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The Future Is Uncertain For Asbestos Plaintiffs

Sadly more than 1,000 plaintiffs with asbestos-related claims pending against Christy Refractories Co. LLC, a Missouri company, face an uncertain future following the announcement that the maker of heat-resistant products has filed for bankruptcy protection.

Plaintiffs in cases include workers exposed to asbestos in steel mills and other commercial and industrial spaces.

A bankruptcy court is expected to establish a trust fund for the suits until the company emerges from bankruptcy. Angela Tablac, St. Louis Post Dispatch 11/05/2008 Read Article: St. Louis Post Dispatch

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