Conveyor Co. Sues Travelers, Others For Asbestos Coverage

Law360, Chicago (August 9, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT) -- United Conveyor Corp. sued The Travelers Indemnity Co. and a slew of other insurers in Illinois state court Wednesday seeking judgment that they must provide more defense and indemnity coverage for asbestos claims that allegedly stem from UCC's products or operations.

Waukegan, Ill.-based UCC, a provider of ash handling services for the power generation industry, alleges that Travelers, which provided its primary-level general liability insurance from 1952 through 1977, has wrongly argued that a per-occurrence coverage limit in its policies should apply to the underlying asbestos...
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