Insurer Drops Coverage Fight Over $63M Wrongful Death Suit

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 1:49 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota federal judge on Friday approved an insurer's bid to toss its complaint aiming to avoid covering a $63 million wrongful death lawsuit alleging a plumbing products maker provided faulty valves that allegedly led to a house's lung cancer-causing mold infestation.

U.S. District Judge Donovan W. Frank signed off on a stipulation by Overland Park, Kansas-based First Specialty Insurance Corp. to dismiss its suit against Apple Valley, Minn.-based Uponor Inc. without prejudice, after the parties agreed the insurer did not presently have to cover claims...
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