Bridgestone Insurers Deny Liability For Worker Suit

Law360, New York (September 14, 2009, 4:53 PM EDT) -- Two insurers of Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire LLC are suing the company, seeking to prevent liability for any future damages awarded to employees who claim they suffered hearing loss at an industrial facility in Louisiana.

Insurance Co. of North America and Pacific Employers Insurance Co. filed a complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, claiming they are not responsible for paying damages in a suit brought by former workers.

Bridgestone contends its policies with INA and PEIC should cover any...
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