Insurance Rights Can Be Assigned To Asbestos Trusts, 3rd Circuit Holds

PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. Bankruptcy Code trumps anti-assignment provisions in insurance policies, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held May 1 (In re: Federal-Mogul Global Inc., et al.,  Nos. 09-2230 and 09-2231, 3rd Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8814).

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