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Resolute Says Celanese’s Amended Tortious Interference Claims Still Inadequately Pled
September 1, 2016
DALLAS — Resolute Management Inc. is urging a Texas federal judge to dismiss Celanese Corp.’s tortious interference with contract and declaratory relief claims, alleging that Celanese, in its amended complaint, failed to adequately plead that Resolute mishandled its coverage claims.
In an Aug. 25 brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Resolute further alleges that Celanese’s amended claims fails to meet the pleading requirements set forth in Twombly and Iqbal.
OneBeacon’s predecessor issued primary comprehensive general liability policies to Celanese between 1965 and 1973. NICO has issued a finite reinsurance policy to a OneBeacon ...