Pump Maker Seeks Asbestos Coverage From Federal

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 6:55 PM EST) -- A pump maker is asking a Pennsylvania court to hold several insurers, including Federal Insurance Co., liable for coverage of thousands of asbestos injury claims and to bar competing claims from a company that acquired some of the plaintiffs' assets.

Air & Liquid Systems Corp. and its parent, Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp., filed a lawsuit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania seeking a declaratory judgment that 18 insurers, including Federal, Allianz Underwriters Insurance Co. and Lloyd's of London, must defend and indemnify...
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