Insurer Can Still Probe Flintkote Ch. 11 Plan: Court

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 6:41 PM EST) -- A bankruptcy judge has rejected a bid by asbestos mining outfit The Flintkote Co. to bar Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada — which Flintkote accused of seeking to hinder its efforts to win plan confirmation — from pursuing discovery related to Flintkote's Chapter 11 plan.

Judge Judith K. Fitzgerald of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware signed off on an order Wednesday denying Flintkote and other plan proponents' motion for summary judgment with respect to the standing of Aviva and other insurers to...
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