Travelers Receives Sharp Rebuke In Heparin Discovery Fight
By Bibeka Shrestha
Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 3:07 PM ET) -- A magistrate judge in Maryland federal court has ordered Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America to turn over more documents to private equity firm American Capital Ltd. in an insurance battle over tainted heparin claims, according to a stinging opinion that was unsealed Wednesday.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Jillyn Schulze ruled that new evidence uncovered by American Capital showed that Travelers did not anticipate coverage litigation as early as the insurer previously claimed. The date at which the insurer expected litigation is important because it marks the...