Acstar Aims To Sink Clean Harbors Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (November 10, 2009, 2:57 PM EST) -- Acstar Insurance Co. is asking to have a lawsuit brought by hazardous waste disposal company Clean Harbors Inc. over coverage for a fuel spill cleanup case dismissed, stayed or transferred to the venue where Acstar is already fighting to avoid covering Clean Harbors.

In a motion filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Acstar said that under the first-to-file rule, Clean Harbors' case should be tossed or stayed pending the outcome of a suit filed by the insurer against Clean...
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