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Bankruptcy Laws / Strategic Bankruptcy #160711

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 03, 1995
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) The debate over corporate America's use of strategic bankruptcy laws examined in light of Dow Corning's filing of bankruptcy under Chapter 11. [Silicone breast implant patient Shirley HENDRICKS - describes her symptoms.] The cases of Johns-Manville and Dalkon shield maker A.H. Robins Company cited as examples in which companies have reorganized and paid little to claimants. [Manville trust Patricia HOUSER - says claims can be paid.] [Public Citizen Alan MORRISON - talks about Robins.]

O'Brien, Tim;
Poussaint, Renee

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