Hartford Sues Dravo For Asbestos Suit Indemnification

Law360, New York (August 31, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co. has sued Dravo Corp., claiming the power-station construction contractor is obligated to defend and indemnify it for asbestos-related bodily injury coverage claims brought by Allegheny Energy Inc.

A 1999 settlement with Dravo released the insurer from policy coverage claims such as those brought by the utility in June, according to the insurer's third-party complaint, lodged Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

The litigation stems from asbestos-related injuries allegedly sustained during the construction of the Harrison...
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