Travelers Indemnity v. Bailey, et al.; Common Law Settlement Counsel v. Bailey, et al.

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Mar 30, 2009
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
7-2
Author
Souter
Term

Issue: Whether a federal bankruptcy court can block private lawsuits that seek damages for injury and death due to exposure to asbestos.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on June 18, 2009.

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