Attorney Robert Burns testified in a deposition this August in a case between Estee Lauder Inc. and OneBeacon Insurance Group, a company that transferred its asbestos and environmental liability to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiaries National Indemnity Co. and Resolute Management Inc.
Subpoenaed by Estee Lauder, Burns described under oath his work as a claims executive for Cavell U.S., a third-party insurance administrator that managed Resolute insurance accounts. Burns was in charge of Stonewall Insurance claims, in addition to other Resolute accounts.
In cross-examination, attorneys for OneBeacon tried to discredit Burns and challenge the relevance of his testimony.
Burns, a retired brigadier general in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, now works as general counsel for Stube Inc., a military contractor in Marietta, Pa.
You can watch the video in the media player above.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Don't sign up for a home warranty until you do your homework.
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake…
Milk prices hit their highest prices since 2011, and recent price spikes might remain on grocery bills for a long time.
Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts.
At a time when Cincinnati's economic fortunes are on the rise, too many of its residents are being left behind. Cincinnati Works is there…
John Matarese has some great last minute Easter deals.
Bengals officials and Hamilton County administrators have come together on an agreement that paves the way for General Electric Co. and as…
The cost of hiring the best university presidents and other leaders has far outpaced inflation in a time of tight budgets while faculty and…
Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos.
John Matarese looks at the new controversy over car sales