Cable Maker Knocks Alcoa's 'Delay' Of $18M Explosion Case

Law360, New York (October 11, 2012, 8:24 PM EDT) -- Insulated cables manufacturer Silec Cable SAS on Wednesday moved to remand from Pennsylvania federal to state court its contract dispute with Alcoa Fjardaal SF in which Silec contests liability for $18 million in alleged damages from a 2010 explosion at an Alcoa-owned aluminum plant in Iceland.

Silec Cable brought suit in state court in Allegheny County last month only to have Alcoa successfully have the case moved to Pennsylvania federal court in what Silec called a delay tactic to force the dispute into arbitration. The dispute...
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