Hanover Fights Bid To Move Fraud Row To Bankruptcy Court

Law360 (October 26, 2020, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Hanover Insurance Co. urged a Missouri judge Friday not to dismiss its $5 million transfer fraud suit against First Midwest Bank of Poplar Bluff or transfer it to bankruptcy court, saying the scheme between the bank and a construction company occurred before a related bankruptcy was filed.

Hanover Insurance sued First Midwest Bank in September for its alleged role in Harding Enterprises, Greggory Harding and Dawn Harding's "scheme to hinder, delay and defraud Hanover," the insurance company said in its Friday filing.

In September, First Midwest Bank asked a Missouri judge to dismiss the suit and remove the case from district court...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!