Baby Formula Insurance Spat Survives Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (August 4, 2009, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has declined to dismiss a case between PBM Nutritionals LLC and insurer Dornoch Ltd. over a spoiled batch of baby formula, leaving the $6 million battle alive in two federal forums.

Plaintiff PBM Nutritionals' affiliate PBM Holdings does not need to be joined as a party for the suit to go forward, Senior Judge Robert E. Payne of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia said in an opinion issued Friday.

PBM and Dornoch are litigating in Virginia and in...
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