Pa. Judge To Revisit Asbestos Ruling Favoring Policyholders

Law360, Philadelphia (March 4, 2014, 5:29 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania state judge agreed on Tuesday to reconsider his recent ruling that, for the purposes of insurance coverage, asbestos-related injuries occur on the date of first exposure, which allegedly deviates from the general scientific consensus.

Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Stanton Wettick agreed to grant North River Insurance Co. reconsideration in its case against Mine Safety Appliances Co. less than a month after he granted Mine Safety summary judgment in the coverage dispute, according to an electronic docket entry.

North River had filed...
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