NU Online News Service, May 17, 1:06 p.m. EDT–An Ohio asbestos injury case has ignited a major legal battle over how deep plaintiffs’ attorneys should be allowed to dig into insurers’ file cabinets looking for material to aid a lawsuit.

The litigation by the lawn product company Scotts against its insurers has the potential to open “a Pandora’s box,” said Jeffrey Junkas, a spokesman for the American Insurance Association, which has filed a friend of court brief on behalf of the insurers.

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