Corning Loses Appeal Bid In Century Insurance Dispute

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 8:25 PM EST) -- Corning Inc. has lost a bid to appeal a trial court decision requiring the company to produce its communications with asbestos claimants in the bankruptcy of Pittsburgh Corning Corp. as part of an insurance coverage dispute with Century Indemnity Co.

The New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, issued a ruling Tuesday denying Corning leave to appeal the issue to the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, after finding that the company had no common interest with asbestos claimants.

Corning had...
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