Lexington Can't Quell $11M Salt Mine Coverage Fight

Law360, Chicago (August 15, 2012, 4:15 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge on Tuesday axed five summary judgment bids Lexington Insurance Co. lodged in Lyons Salt Co.'s coverage suit over $11 million worth of salt mine problems, calling the insurer's arguments for allowing the separate filings totaling 150 total pages "disingenuous" and "incomprehensible."

U.S. District Judge Eric F. Melgren sided with Lyons and co-plaintiff BSC Holdings Inc., which are going after Lexington for water penetration problems at a Lyons salt mine they've said could cost $11 million to remedy. They had argued Lexington's separate...
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