Grupo Mexico Pulled Back Into Insurer's $12M Asbestos Suit

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday brought Grupo Mexico SAB de CV back into a dispute between bankrupt subsidiary Asarco LLC and its insurer over a $12 million asbestos injury coverage settlement, criticizing Grupo's obstructionism in refusing to provide jurisdictional discovery.

The Texas Thirteenth District Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s dismissal of Grupo on personal jurisdiction grounds, saying the court should not have denied a continuance motion brought by Mt. McKinley Insurance Co. over Grupo's alleged refusal to provide discovery related to the jurisdiction...
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