ANI Loses Latest Bid To Avoid Superfund Liability

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 12:51 PM EST) -- A federal judge has shot down yet another attempt by American Nuclear Insurers to dodge the bill for defending Whittaker Corp. and Textron Inc. in litigation over the cleanup of nuclear contaminants at a Superfund site in Massachusetts.

The court perceives no reason to revisit its previous ruling on the matter or to certify the question of ANI’s compliance to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Judge Richard G. Stearns said in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Wednesday.

The judge ordered the...
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