Waste Co.'s Insurance Suit To Be Heard In Ct., Not NJ

Law360, New York (May 13, 2010, 2:12 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought against Acstar Insurance Co. by hazardous waste disposal company Clean Harbors Inc. over coverage for a fuel spill cleanup case after finding that the first-to-file rule applies to the dispute.

In a ruling Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Judge Robert B. Kugler agreed with Acstar that a separate, related case the company filed in the U.S. District Court for the District Court of Connecticut should control the proceedings under the...
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