Hartford Sues Poultry Co. Over River Pollution Spat

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 5:01 PM EDT) -- Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. has filed suit against poultry processor and Hartford policyholder George's Inc., as well as more than a dozen other insurance companies, in a bid to reduce its payout for damages related to pollution of the Illinois River Watershed.

Hartford filed a suit for declaratory judgment Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, asking the court to reduce its damages.

As an alternative, it asked the court to at least portion some of them out to 16 other...
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