Gilbert Retained by Committee of Tort Claimants in Imerys Bankruptcy Matter

WASHINGTON, D.C. ­– Gilbert LLP, a leading insurance recovery firm, has been retained as special insurance counsel to the Official Committee of Tort Claimants in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings of Imerys Talc America, Inc., a major supplier of cosmetic talc to U.S. talc sellers.

Imerys faces thousands of lawsuits alleging its products caused ovarian cancer and asbestos-related mesothelioma.  Gilbert lawyers have extensive experience recovering insurance in the context of mass-tort bankruptcy cases, and have recovered more than $40 billion for their clients from insurers.

Imerys filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the District of Delaware in February.

Gilbert LLP is a Washington-based law firm specializing in litigation and strategic risk management, insurance recovery and complex dispute resolution.