Insurer Sues Over General Cable's Asbestos Claims

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Century Indemnity Co. has filed a lawsuit against General Cable Corp. and a slew of insurance companies seeking a judgment as to who should cover expenses related to thousands of asbestos-related lawsuits pending against the cable manufacturer.

Century Indemnity wants a declaratory judgment as to the rights and obligations of General Cable and 16 insurance companies, including its predecessor, under general liability policies allegedly issued to the cable maker, according to the complaint filed Wednesday in New York State Supreme Court.

General Cable has sought insurance...
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