Insurer Asks To Be Removed From Aurora Dairy Suit

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 3:28 PM EDT) -- As Aurora Dairy Corp. continues to face heat over whether its milk was falsely certified as organic, an insurer that Aurora claims owes it a duty to defend is asking to be dismissed from the suit.

American Farmers & Ranchers Mutual Insurance Co. filed 5-page motion Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado to be dismissed as a counterclaim-defendant, maintaining that it had been misjoined in the action from the beginning.

Aurora first sought inclusion of AFRMIC and General Fire & Casualty...
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