Coal Co. Sues Insurers For Defense In Pollution Suits

Law360, New York (December 9, 2009, 6:42 PM EST) -- Headwaters Resources Inc., which sells products made from coal waste, has filed suit against insurers Ace American Insurance Co., Zurich American Insurance Co. and affiliates, claiming they have wrongfully declined coverage for product liability and pollution suits the company faces over fill material sold to a golf course.

The company filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, asserting claims including breach of contract and bad faith, and seeking damages as high as the policy limits, including attorneys’ fees and pre-...
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