Nucor Says Insurer Can't Pick Counsel In $175M CERCLA Row

Law360, Chicago (March 27, 2013, 4:09 PM ET) -- Nucor Corp. asked an Arizona federal court on Monday for a partial summary judgment ruling holding that Employers Insurance Co. of Wausau has no right to impose its choice of independent counsel to represent the company in a $175 million lawsuit over alleged groundwater contamination.

Nucor, in its opposition to its insurer's Feb. 25 partial summary judgment bid and its own cross-motion for partial summary judgment, argued that Wausau has not, as it claims, waived all material conflicts with Nucor and thus secured a right under...
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