Firestone Seeks To Force Insurers To Hand Over Docs

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC has asked a federal court to force Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. and a handful of other insurers to turn over documents the tire maker argues are central to its suit seeking defense costs in a separate lawsuit brought by Firestone employees alleging that unreasonable factory noise caused hearing loss.

In a motion to compel filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, Firestone contends it is entitled to discover how Liberty Mutual and other insurers...
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