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Trial Scheduled in Reinsurance Case Involving Burnham Asbestos Claims
April 25, 2018
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A New York federal judge has scheduled a Feb. 25 jury trial in a reinsurance dispute between Utica Mutual Insurance Co. and R&Q Reinsurance Co. involving coverage for underlying asbestos injury claims.
In an April 23 order, Judge Brenda K. Sannes of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York ordered Utica to complete its document production by May 25, and R&Q to complete its review of Utica’s supplemental document production by June 4.
R&Q issued Utica multiple facultative reinsurance contracts that were in effect from 1976 to 1983, and from 1984 to 1986. ...
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