VIDEO: Bankruptcy Judges on Chapter 11 Efficiency in the Context of Asbestos – Part 7

The judges discuss the need to establish early on whether there will need to be claims estimation hearings on asbestos personal injury claims, when the hearings should occur, what method of estimation will be employed and the scope of the hearings.

VIDEO: Bankruptcy Judges on Chapter 11 Efficiency in the Context of Asbestos – Part 6

In this clip, the judges discuss the necessity – and expense – of having so many professionals involved in asbestos cases.

VIDEO: Bankruptcy Judges on Chapter 11 Efficiency in the Context of Asbestos – Part 5

In this clip, the judges share their views on the use and timing of mediation and arbitration to promote efficiency.

VIDEO: Bankruptcy Judges on Chapter 11 Efficiency in the Context of Asbestos – Part 4

Should attorneys be required to provide a statement with their notice of appearance spelling out whether they are representing more than one creditor or equity security holder? See what the judges had to say.

VIDEO: Marc Gaffrey on Asbestos Litigation

Gaffrey on the “Next Asbestos” . . .
So benzene isn’t it.   And mold isn’t.  So what is the proverbial “next asbestos”?  […]

Jubelirer of Schiff Hardin on Asbestos Trusts

In this clip, Eliot Jubelirer of Schiff Hardin LLP, says the asbestos trust system and tort system are two ships passing in the night […]

Judges Kawaichi, McBride, Alusi on Asbestos Trusts

Hon. Ken Kawaichi, now with JAMS and an asbestos trustee himself, said with regard to requests for information from the trust that he […]

Asbestos Litigation 2009 – Part 2

Trouble Spot Centers on Transparency, Trusts and the Tort System
By Tom Hagy*

Perhaps the starkest difference between asbestos litigation 10 years ago and today – and […]

Asbestos Bankruptcy Litigation Conference

Date: October 6, 2010