Skinner's Case Closed; Asbestos Claims Can Proceed Against Insurers

Skinner's Case Closed; Asbestos Claims Can Proceed Against Insurers

PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania federal bankruptcy judge on Sept. 11 dismissed the 12-year-old converted Chapter 7 case of Skinner Engine Co. Inc., allowing asbestos personal injury claims to proceed against the company's lone remaining asset - insurance policies - in the tort system (In re: Skinner Engine Company, Inc., No. 01-23987, W.D. Pa. Bkcy.).

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