Insurers Fight Asbestos Firm's Quick Win Bid In Payback Row

Law360 (August 13, 2018, 5:32 PM EDT) -- Three health insurers have urged a federal judge in Texas to reject a bid from national asbestos law firm Shrader & Associates LLP to toss the insurers' lawsuit alleging the firm failed to pay their due out of settlement funds, saying the firm was wrong to assert they lack standing to bring the suit.

In the motion filed Friday, Humana Inc., United Healthcare Services Inc. and Aetna Inc. told U.S. District Judge Sim Lake that Shrader had thrown many arguments "at the summary judgment wall, hoping one will stick," but said all of the firm's arguments are "without merit," and its...

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