Texas Federal Judge Grants Motion To Dismiss, Allows Insured To Replead Claims
(May 24, 2016, 12:17 PM EDT) -- DALLAS — Because an insured failed to prove that a third-party administrator tortiously interfered with an insurance contract when handling underlying asbestos coverage claims on behalf of the insurer, a Texas federal judge on May 20 granted the third-party administrator’s motion to dismiss and granted the insured’s leave to amend its complaint to replead its claims against the third-party administrator (Celanese Corp. v. OneBeacon America Insurance Co., et al., No. 15-03822, N.D. Texas).
(Opinion available. Document #03-160525-003Z.)
Celanese Corp. filed suit in the 116th Judicial District...