Most Claims Survive In Uzbek Tea War Insurance Suit

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 4:32 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has allowed all but one claim to move forward in an insurance coverage dispute between Interspan Distribution Corp. and Liberty Insurers Underwriter Inc. stemming from alleged kidnappings and extortion in a tea industry turf war in Uzbekistan.

Judge Lee H. Rosenthal of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on Friday granted only one of more than a half-dozen motions for partial summary judgment and motions to exclude evidence — but not before compiling a cast of characters for a...
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