New Player Enters Freedom Of Info Suit V. DOL

Law360, New York (January 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An insurance company has intervened in a lawsuit brought by an employers group against the U.S. Department of Labor that challenges what lawyers say is a reversal of a centuries-held legal principle forbidding anonymous litigation.

The suit, first filed by the National Association of Waterfront Employers in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, calls for an injunction against the government agency's policy of sealing the names of workers filing compensation claims.

Greenberg Traurig's Mark Solomons, an attorney for intervening insurer Old Republic Insurance...
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