Doe Run's Counterclaims Proceed In Insurance Spat

Law360, New York (April 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- All of Doe Run Resources Corp.’s counterclaims can proceed in Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co.’s lawsuit against the lead producer and Zurich American Insurance Co. over coverage for personal injury suits arising from a Missouri lead-smelting plant, a federal judge has ruled.

Judge Charles A. Shaw of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on Monday denied Hartford and First State Insurance Co.'s motion to dismiss claims filed by Doe Run alleging breach of fiduciary duty, breach of insurance contract and breach of...
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