O-I Glass Unit Disputes U.S. Objection to Asbestos Claims Rep

March 12, 2020, 7:51 PM

Bankrupt Paddock Enterprises LLC and a committee of asbestos exposure victims are fighting the Justice Department’s attempt to disrupt the appointment of a trustee for future asbestos claimants.

James L. Patton Jr. has shown repeatedly that he is qualified to represent currently unknown asbestos victims who are likely to file personal injury claims in the future, Paddock and a committee of individuals with current asbestos exposure claims against the company said Wednesday.

The committee and the company, a unit of O-I Glass Inc. that the bottle manufacturing giant put into bankruptcy earlier this year to deal with asbestos tort liabilities, ...

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