Lyondell Must Offer Up Liability Insurance Info: Judge

Law360, New York (May 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bankruptcy judge has ordered Lyondell Chemical Co. to produce information about its insurance policies, which may allow several product liability suits against the company to move forward.

Judge Robert E. Gerber of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Thursday that Lyondell must produce information about product liability insurance policies that Lyondell and predecessor Arco Chemical Co. have bought since 1974. The judge also ordered Lyondell to produce a witness with knowledge of the policies for deposition.

The order granted...
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