Teck Metals Wins Bid To Halt Lloyd's Anti-Suit Efforts

Law360, New York (December 9, 2009, 3:38 PM EST) -- In a dispute over insurance coverage for claims stemming from contamination in a Washington lake, Canadian mining company Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. has won a permanent injunction barring Lloyd's of London underwriters from attempting to prevent the suit from proceeding in the United States.

Judge Lonny R. Suko issued an order on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, signing off on a so-called anti-anti-suit injunction, which is intended to prevent the insurers from halting the suit in the U.S. court...
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