California Federal Judge Adds Flintkote Trust As Party In Arbitration Dispute

Mealey's (December 23, 2015, 11:56 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on Dec. 21 added the asbestos trust created by the Chapter 11 reorganization of The Flintkote Co. as a plaintiff and two insurers as defendants in Flintkote’s declaratory judgment action seeking to compel an insurer to enter into arbitration to determine the insurer’s responsibility under an agreement with Flintkote to pay insurance proceeds for underlying asbestos claims (The Flintkote Company v. Aviva PLC, No. 15-cv-01638, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170383).

(Order available. Document #48-151224-029R.)

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