Judge Again Finds ANI Must Cover Superfund Suit

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 6:42 PM EST) -- A federal judge has again found American Nuclear Insurers has a duty to defend Whittaker Corp. and Textron Inc. in an environmental action requiring them to clean up radiation pollution at a Superfund site.

Judge Richard G. Stearns of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts admitted in a ruling Tuesday that part of his initial reasoning for finding a duty to defend had been flawed, but still concluded ANI must defend the action.

In his initial Sept. 15 summary judgment ruling, Judge Stearns...
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