Drywall MDL Judge Denies North River Realignment, Stay Motion Ahead of Nov. Trial
August 15, 2012
NEW ORLEANS — The federal Chinese Drywall MDL judge has denied a motion by excess insurer North River Insurance Co. requesting that the court realign parties and lift stays related to several defendants ahead of a November trial to determine its potential exposure for claims involving Interior Exterior Building Supply Co. In Re: Chinese-Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2047 (E.D. La.).
In an Aug. 3 order, Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana noted that the court has previously declined to lift the stays in favor of settling defendants, including ...
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