STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
Protective Order Issued in $1 Million Michigan Federal Reinsurance Action
April 10, 2019
DETROIT — A Michigan federal judge has issued a protective order in a reinsurance action, ruling that confidential proprietary or trade secret documents and certain information about insureds, including health in connection with purported exposure to asbestos, should not be publicly disclosed.
In an April 1 order, Judge Stephen J. Murphy III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan explained that discovery may involve the production of such documents, which “are sensitive, confidential, and should not be subject to public disclosure.”
Amerisure Mutual Insurance Co.’s predecessor, Michigan Mutual Insurance Co., issued primary and umbrella ...
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