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Celanese Opposes Resolute’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Claims in Texas Action
August 16, 2016
DALLAS — Celanese Corp. says it has sufficiently pled amended tortious interference with contract and declaratory relief claims against Resolute Management Inc. in connection with Resolute’s alleged control of the defense and settlement of underlying asbestos exposure lawsuits.
In its Aug. 11 opposition to Resolute’s motion to dismiss the claims, Celanese says Resolute has ignored the substantive additions and clarifications made in the amended pleading and ignores that Celanese has never conceded the existence of a valid agency between OneBeacon America Insurance Co. and Resolute.
OneBeacon’s predecessor issued primary comprehensive general liability policies to Celanese between at least 1965 and ...
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