Wal-Mart Insurance Spat Stayed To Sort Out Coverage

Law360, New York (October 30, 2009, 1:23 PM EDT) -- A judge has agreed to stay a dispute between United Fire & Casualty Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. over defense coverage obligations for injury claims from a construction worker who fell off the roof of an Illinois supercenter, allowing the parties to determine whether the litigation implicates another insurer.

Judge David R. Herndon issued an order Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois staying the case for 90 days to allow Wal-Mart and United Fire to determine whether there might be...
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