AIG Units Settle In Newmont Superfund Defense Row

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 6:50 PM EST) -- Mining giant Newmont USA Ltd. on Thursday resolved claims against four American International Group Inc. units in a coverage dispute over the cleanup of hazardous substances from a former uranium mine in Washington state.

Judge Justin L. Quackenbush of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington approved a joint dismissal motion lodged by plaintiffs Newmont and subsidiary Dawn Mining Co. LLC and defendants American Home Assurance Co., Granite State Insurance Co., Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania and National Union Fire Insurance...
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