Defense attorney exposes asbestos fraud
Judge George Hodges of the U.S Bankruptcy Court Western District of North Carolina exposed corruption in asbestos litigation. Research discovered that plaintiffs’ lawyers did not disclose evidence of asbestos exposure to specific products until after obtaining settlements. Due to this “lost” evidence the asbestos liability was $125 million, almost $1 billion less than what plaintiffs’ representatives estimated. To read more, click here.