Nautilus Wants Off Hook For Defense Of Faulty Sewer Suit

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT) -- Nautilus Insurance Co. sued Pabon Engineering Inc. and others in Florida federal court Monday, arguing that it has no duty to defend the subcontractor in an underlying suit over an allegedly defective sewer system in Islamorada, Fla.

The Nautilus suit is the latest element in a chain of litigation filed after Islamorada discovered the sewer system it hired primary contractor WPC Industrial Contractors Ltd. to construct had significant operational problems. Islamorada residents have sued the village, which in turn sued WPC, which then brought third-party claims...
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