In re W.R. Grace & Co.

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Court denied relief from stay that would have allowed state to join debtor in 120 asbestos claims actions.
Procedural posture: 
The State of Montana filed a motion for relief from the automatic stay so that the debtors could be joined as third-party defendants in 120 actions currently pending against the State of Montana in Montana state courts (state court actions). These actions alleged violations of the State's independent duty to its citizens.
Issue: 
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