RSA Takes Generali Asbestos Claim Fight To Appeals Court

Law360, London (February 7, 2019, 6:23 PM GMT) -- RSA Insurance PLC told a London appeals court on Thursday it has the right to make a claim against Italian insurer Generali over an asbestos payout, saying the law that a lower court judge relied on when he ruled against the U.K. insurer last year doesn't apply.

Michael Kent QC of Crown Office Chambers, counsel for Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Group, or RSA, told the Court of Appeal the lower court was wrong when it ruled in May that RSA was not entitled to claw back from Generali a portion of compensation it had paid to settle a claim against...

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