Allegations Insufficient To Overcome Bankruptcy Protections, Insurers Say

(December 22, 2015, 4:50 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A federal bankruptcy judge’s finding that an asbestosis victim’s claims against Johns-Manville Corp.’s longtime insurance broker are barred by the protections afforded the insurer in the debtor’s reorganization plan should be affirmed because it is “plain from the face” of the complaint that the allegations have no merit, the insurer says in a Nov. 25 appeal brief in New York federal court (The Bogdan Law Firm v. Marsh USA, Inc., et al., No. 15-6607, S.D. N.Y.).

(Marsh USA Inc.’s appellee brief available. Document...
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