Land O' Lakes Cleanup Suit Not Time-Barred, 8th Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 5:55 PM EDT) -- Land O' Lakes Inc. on Wednesday told the Eighth Circuit that a lower court erred in ruling that it was time-barred from seeking insurance coverage in underlying litigation over cleanup costs at a former refinery site it inherited after a merger.

The butter maker is challenging a Minnesota federal judge’s March ruling that Travelers Indemnity Co.’s and Employers Mutual Liability Co. of Wausau’s duty to defend was triggered by a 2001 letter from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that invited Land O’ Lakes to participate in...
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