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Bending the Law: The Story of the Dalkon Shield Bankruptcy
     

Bending the Law: The Story of the Dalkon Shield Bankruptcy

by Richard B. Sobol
 

ISBN-10: 0226767523

ISBN-13: 9780226767529

Pub. Date: 11/28/1991

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A design defect in the Dalkon Shield, an IUD manufactured by the A. H Robins Company during the early 1970s, resulted in serious injuries to hundreds of thousands of women. In 1985, in response to the claims of injured women, Robins declared bankruptcy.

Overview

A design defect in the Dalkon Shield, an IUD manufactured by the A. H Robins Company during the early 1970s, resulted in serious injuries to hundreds of thousands of women. In 1985, in response to the claims of injured women, Robins declared bankruptcy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226767529
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
11/28/1991
Series:
Monuments of Renaissance Music Ser.
Edition description:
1
Pages:
415
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Dalkon Shield
2. Judge Merhige
3. The Law
4. Merhige Takes Control
5. Representation of the Women
6. Business as Usual
7. The Determination of Eligible Claimants
8. Future Claims
9. Another Source of Funds, Claims against Aetna
10. Emergency Fertility Procedures
11. The Exclusivity Period
12. The McGovern Process
13. The Estimation
14. Bidding for Robins
15. The Plan of Reorganization
16. Disclosure
17. Confirmation
18. Release of Aetna
19. The Appeals
20. Control of the Trust
21. Running the Trust
22. Conclusion
Notes
Table of Transcript Citations
Table of Citations to Statutes and Rules
Index

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