Valve Co. Sues Travelers For Asbestos Claims Coverage

Law360, New York (September 26, 2011, 4:10 PM EDT) -- Anchor Darling Valve Co. asked a Pennsylvania federal court on Friday to declare that Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. owes it coverage under a recently discovered primary comprehensive general liability policy for pending and future asbestos exposure injury claims.

Travelers has breached its contractual obligations by failing to acknowledge and execute its duty to defend and indemnify Anchor Darling under a policy issued in 1969 from suits alleging bodily injury, personal injury, sickness and disease purportedly resulting from the company's asbestos-containing products, Anchor Darling alleges in...
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