Firestone Not Covered In Deafness Suit: Insurer

Law360, New York (March 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Asserting that Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC’s claims “are unambiguously excluded” from insurance policies, Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. has asked a judge to rule that it is not required to cover defense costs in a lawsuit in which Firestone employees allege that unreasonable factory noise caused them to suffer hearing loss.

The insurer — one of several initially named in the suit — filed a motion for summary judgment Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, asking Judge Patricia Minaldi...
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