Insurer Asks Pa. Judge To Reverse Asbestos Coverage Ruling

Law360, Philadelphia (March 26, 2014, 5:38 PM EDT) -- North River Insurance Co. on Monday urged a Pennsylvania state judge to reverse a recent ruling in which he found that, for the purposes of insurance coverage, asbestos-related injuries occur on the date of first exposure, emphasizing that science no longer supports that conclusion.

The insurer asked Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Stanton Wettick to reverse his ruling granting summary judgment to Mine Safety Appliances Co. and instead allow a jury to determine whether the “multiple trigger” model for coverage of asbestos claims still...
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