Insurer Jabs At Goodyear Expert In D&O Claims Suit

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 3:18 PM EST) -- An insurer has asked a judge to strike testimony from a professor speaking on behalf of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in a suit over directors and officers coverage for securities claims stemming from a $280 million accounting restatement.

Chubb Group affiliate Federal Insurance Co. filed a motion Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio seeking to strike the report and exclude testimony of University of Pennsylvania professor Tom Baker, contending his opinions are flawed.

Baker, who has identified himself...
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