Montello Says 6 Insurers Should Cover Asbestos Suits

Law360, New York (August 26, 2010, 1:12 PM EDT) -- Drilling product supplier Montello Inc., a defendant in hundreds of personal injury and wrongful death suits alleging that it sold a drilling mud adhesive that contained asbestos, has asked a court to rule that six insurance companies have the responsibility to cover its defense and indemnity costs.

In a third-party complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, Montello seeks coverage from Continental Casualty Co., National Indemnity Co., Houston General Insurance Co. and Scottsdale Insurance Co., along with Twin City...
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