In re Thorpe Insulation Co.

David Matthew Guess

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Virtually all appeals affirmed or dismissed.

Description:Represented insulation distributor with mass-asbestos liabilities in ~50 appeals from its chapter 11 bankruptcy case. Opinions arising from these appeals include Cont'l Ins. Co. v. Thorpe Insulation Co. (In re Thorpe Insulation Co.), 671 F.3d 1011 (9th Cir. 2012), Motor Vehicle Cas. Co. v. Thorpe Insulation Co. (In re Thorpe Insulation Co.), 677 F.3d 869 (9th Cir. 2012), Nat'l Fire Ins. Co. v. Thorpe Insulation Co. (In re Thorpe Insulation Co.), 393 Fed. Appx. 467 (9th Cir. 2010), Motor Vehicle Cas. Co. v. Thorpe Insulation Co. (In re Thorpe Insulation Co.), 392 Fed. Appx. 549 (9th Cir. 2010), In re Thorpe Insulation Co., Case No. CV 11-668-DSF, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38879 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 11, 2011), and In re Thorpe Insulation Co., Case No. CV 10-1493 DSF, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104196 (C.D. Cal. Sept. 21, 2010).