Doe Run Wins Dismissal Of Hartford Claim

Law360, New York (October 5, 2009, 5:48 PM EDT) -- Doe Run Resources Corp. has won the dismissal of part of a declaratory judgment lawsuit brought against it by insurer Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co., which wants to avoid covering bodily injury and property damage lawsuits arising from the operation of a lead smelter.

Judge Charles Shaw of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri dismissed count three of Hartford's lawsuit against Doe Run on Friday for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, ruling that the claim hinges on future events and is not...
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