Oklahoma Federal Judge Says Insurers Are Not Entitled To Attorney Fees And Costs

(February 16, 2016, 12:00 PM EST) -- TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma federal judge on Feb. 5 adopted a magistrate judge’s report and recommendation that insurers are not entitled to collect attorney fees incurred in an asbestos coverage dispute because the insurers did not include all of the information necessary to establish that they are entitled to fees (Canal Insurance Co. v. Montello Inc., et al., No. 10-411, N.D. Okla.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14137).

(Opinion available. Document #03-160217-007Z.)

A number of lawsuits have been filed by individuals against Montello Inc., a distributor...
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