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Travelers Indemn. Co. v. Bailey, 08-295

In objections to a settlement of tort claims against the insurer of an asbestos manufacturer, the Court of Appeals' order sustaining the objections is reversed where the terms of a prior injunction issued in bankruptcy proceedings regarding the manufacturer barred direct actions against Defendant, and the finality of the Bankruptcy Court's orders generally stood in the way of challenging their enforceability.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/18/2009
  • Published 06/18/2009



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