HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A Mississippi federal judge on Nov. 14 denied a motion for entry of default judgment against an insured on the basis that a third-party claimant has standing to defend the insured's coverage interests (Travelers Casualty and Surety Co., et al. v. Mississippi Valley Silica Co. Inc., et al., No. 13-136, S.D. Miss.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 162414).