National Fire Sues Over Asbestos Claims Coverage

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 2:02 PM EST) -- National Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford intervened Monday as a plaintiff in Zurich American Insurance Co.'s suit in Missouri seeking to avoid defending or indemnifying a contractor against underlying claims over alleged asbestos contamination at a Kansas City, Mo., courthouse.

In a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, National Fire is also asking the court to rule on its coverage responsibilities to U.S. Engineering Co. in the asbestos suits, including a putative class action seeking medical monitoring services because of...
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