Despite the anticipatory lull in case filings just prior to the 2014 Supreme Court decision on Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, securities fraud class action litigation continues to play an active and growing role in protecting the integrity of the capital markets. This trend is likely to continue.
By now you may have already seen a press release by Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC and The Anchor Packing Company about a “settlement” of their bankruptcy involving asbestos claims, or TV advertisements about their plan of reorganization for resolving the bankruptcy.
In just a few days, your chance of recovering any economic losses due to the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill drops to ZERO. This is it – the final claims deadline for BP’s Economic and Property Damages Settlement. After June 8, 2015, no more claims will be accepted.