Judge Denies Royal Quick Win In Anco Asbestos Case

Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 1:29 PM EST) -- A federal judge has sacked an attempt by Royal Indemnity Co. to get three other insurers to help pay for defense coverage costs incurred by Anco Insulations Inc. in some of the 1,800 asbestos personal injury cases against it.

Judge Brian A. Jackson on Friday denied three motions for partial summary judgment filed by Royal, saying that the insurer hadn't made its case in a way that would allow him to compare specific allegations with the terms in the insurance policies, according to his order in...
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