Carrier Moves To Disqualify Insured’s Counsel In Suit Related To Lead Operations

Mealey's (August 16, 2016, 12:19 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — Counsel for an insured should be disqualified in an insurer’s declaratory judgment suit filed in Missouri federal court because the insured’s counsel violated a protective order entered in a related suit and used protected information in a counterclaim filed in the insurer’s federal suit, the insurer argues in an Aug. 10 motion to disqualify the insured’s counsel (Zurich American Insurance Co. v. Fluor Corp., et. al., No. 16-429, E.D. Mo.).

(Motion to disqualify counsel available. Document #03-160817-002B.)

Zurich American Insurance Co. filed suit...
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