Travelers' $500M Payment to Johns-Manville Reinstated

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.

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