Aviva Can't Dodge Covering Flintkote Asbestos Suits

Law360, New York (March 8, 2010, 6:25 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied Aviva Insurance Co. of Canada's request to reconsider an order declaring The Flintkote Co. a named insured under a policy issued to two of the bankrupt asbestos-mining company's Canadian subsidiaries in its suit to recover for asbestos-related personal injury cases.

The denial comes as part of an order U.S. District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the Northern District of California issued Thursday handing Flintkote a series of victories in its long-running dispute with Aviva, in anticipation of a trial on the...
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