Anco Loses Bid For Pre-Tender Asbestos Defense

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A slew of insurance companies do not have to cover asbestos defense costs that were incurred by Anco Insulations Inc. before the company tendered the underlying litigation to the insurers, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Brian A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana issued the ruling Monday, dismissing claims for the reimbursement of pre-tender defense costs and fees that Anco and two primary insurers had levied against the other insurance companies.

Anco has been sued by thousands of individuals...
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