Insurers Sue Neb. Excavator Over Pipeline Defense

Law360, New York (January 28, 2011, 5:44 PM EST) -- Two insurance units of FBL Financial Group Inc. filed an amended complaint Friday alleging they have no obligation to defend or indemnify a Nebraska excavation company sued for rupturing a buried natural gas pipeline.

The original complaint, lodged in August in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, was amended Friday to add an insurance policy.

FBL unit Western Agricultural Insurance Co. issued two contracts for liability insurance to Wilson Excavating Inc., and FBL unit Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Co. issued one...
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