Ford's $20M Insurance Conspiracy Suit Kept Intact

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 1:57 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge refused Wednesday to dismiss a suit brought by Ford Motor Co. accusing a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. insurance unit of conspiring to stall more than $20 million in payments it owes the automaker under product liability coverage policies.

U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne rejected National Indemnity Co.'s arguments that Ford had failed to state a valid claim for tortious interference in the suit accusing the insurer of choking off millions in payments it owes the automaker under policies it acquired from financially...
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