Federal-Mogul Appeals Toss Of Asbestos Claims Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2010, 12:39 PM EST) -- A Federal-Mogul Corp. trust has appealed a federal judge’s dismissal of a suit that sought coverage from Continental Insurance Co. for defense costs of asbestos injury claims.

The automotive parts company’s Asbestos Personal Injury Trust entered a notice of appeal Thursday, one month after Judge Arthur Tarnow of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan dismissed the suit at a hearing.

The trust — which was created in 2007 to pay out asbestos personal injury claims against Federal-Mogul — sued Continental in 2008...
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