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March 27, 2015

Exposing the Inner Workings of the ‘Lucrative’ Asbestos Litigation Scheme

Forbes‘ Daniel Fisher writes the story of how Garlock Sealing Technologies’ bankruptcy proceedings, led by Garlock attorney Garland Cassada, exposed “the inner workings of one of the longest-running and most lucrative schemes in the American litigation business.”

Garlock’s source was “the mouths of the asbestos lawyers themselves” thanks to access provided by the federal judge into the case files of the plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Fisher notes that this evidence has “come spilling out” thanks to Garlock’s persistence “and a successful lawsuit by Legal Newsline, a U.S. Chamber-funded publication seeking release of sealed court records.”

Read the full story here.

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