UK Court Nixes Howden's Appeal In Asbestos Coverage Suit

Law360, Chicago (July 23, 2012, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A British appeals court on Friday dismissed Howden North America Inc.'s challenge to Faraday Reinsurance Co. Ltd.'s asbestos coverage action against it, rejecting Howden's argument that the insurer hadn't shown the British case was justified in light of Howden's other coverage disputes in U.S. court.

A three-justice panel in the England and Wales Court of Appeal said Howden's argument that a lower British court should have resolved the conflict over whether an English decision would preclude issues in Howden's other coverage disputes in Pennsylvania federal court...
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