Insurer Owes Defense Costs For Underlying Asbestos Suits, Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (March 1, 2016, 12:28 PM EST) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — An insurer is liable for an insured’s defense and indemnification costs incurred as a result of underlying asbestos personal injury lawsuits filed against the insured, a Pennsylvania federal judge said Feb. 29 (York International Corp. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., No. 10-0692, M.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 24294).

(Opinion available. Document #03-160302-001Z.)

York International Corp. filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania against Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. York International seeks indemnification and defense from Liberty Mutual...
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