St. Paul Off Hook For $16M Alstom Power Plant Spat

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 2:58 PM EDT) -- St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. has won its bid to duck out of paying about $16 million in claims brought by Alstom Power Inc. for the repair of defective welds at a Texas power plant owned by Hays Energy LP.

Judge Lewis T. Babcock in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado signed off Tuesday on St. Paul's motion for summary judgment, ruling that the insurer had no duty to indemnify Alstom's claims because the shoddy work did not qualify as property...
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