Dow Unit Seeks Insurer Docs In $35M Miner Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 7:20 PM EDT) -- A unit of Dow Chemical Co. seeking $35 million in coverage for lawsuits filed by hundreds of coal miners who were exposed to the company’s products asked a federal judge Tuesday to force several insurers to turn over documents about their coverage of other companies for similar issues.

Plaintiff Flexible Products Co., a polyurethane systems supplier, said the insurers, which include units of Chartis Inc., Nationwide Insurance Co, American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Co. and Employers Insurance Co. of Wausau, have refused to turn over the...
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