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Superior Court Holds Bankrupt Entities Are Not Joint Tortfeasors

The Superior Court has held in an asbestos case that bankrupt entities are not joint tortfeasors so that non-settling defendants cannot place the entities' names on the jury verdict form for an apportionment of responsibility.  The Court also said that defendants cannot discover the claims forms that plaintiffs submit to the bankrupt entities' trusts to obtain compensation.