$40M Marathon Gas Spat Better Heard In Ky.: Insurers

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 12:51 PM EDT) -- Insurers of Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC have told an Ohio court that it should dismiss a suit where Marathon is seeking up to $40 million in insurance payouts related to contaminated gasoline because a similar action is pending in Kentucky state court.

National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Lexington Insurance Co. and Chartis Claims Inc. filed their motion to dismiss the case in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Tuesday.

The insurers alternatively asked for the Ohio federal action to...
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