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Energy Future Holdings Legal Representative Sought

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According to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court docket, Charlotte Liberda and Curtis Liberda filed a motion for entry of an order appointing a legal representative to the Energy Future Holdings case to represent unmanifested asbestos claimants.

The motion notes that August Liberda, the father of Charlotte and Curtis Liberda, died of mesothelioma after working for 47 years as a maintenance electrician at an Alcoa plant where he was exposed to asbestos for which EBASCO, a predecessor of one of the Debtors, is liable.”

The motion further explains, “Fairness, the Bankruptcy Code, and binding precedent all dictate that someone must speak on behalf of the unknown and Unmanifested Claimants. Charlotte and Curtis Liberda and the thousands of other Unmanifested Claimants are entitled to a voice in these proceedings; they are entitled to a legal representative.”

The Court scheduled an August 11, 2015 hearing with objections due by August 4, 2015.

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