Travelers Indemnity Co. must pay more than $500 million under an insurance policy covering asbestos claims, a unanimous federal appeals panel has ruled, reinstating a bankruptcy court order that had been overturned by a district court.
In Re: Johns-Manville Corporation, Manville Corporation, Manville International Corporation, Manville Export Corporation, Johns-Manville International Corporation, Manville Sales Corporation, f/k/a Johns-Manville Sales Corporation, Successor by Merger to Manville Buildings Materials Corporation, Manville Products Corporation and Manville Service Corporation, Manville International Canada, Inc., Manville Canada, Inc., Manville Investment Corporation, Manville Properties Corporation, Allan-Deane Corporation, Ken-Caryl Ranch Corporation, Johns-Manville Idaho, Inc., Manville Canada Service Inc., Sunbelt Contractors, Inc., Debtors, 12-1094-bk(L)
Travelers' $500 Million Payment for Asbestos Claims Reinstated
In the Matter of Animal Legal Defense Fund, Inc., et al., Appellants v. Darrel J. Aubertine, as Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets, et al., Respondents, et al., Respondent, 517940
Panel Rebuffs Challenge to Foie Gras Production in New York
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