Wells Fargo Dodges Sanctions In Pollution Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2011, 1:15 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Wednesday refused to sanction a Wells Fargo & Co. unit for failing to turn over documents Illinois Union Insurance Co. says it needs to defend itself from a coverage suit brought by an NRG Energy Inc. subsidiary over Clean Air Act liability.

U.S. District Judge Stephen C. Riedlinger said Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA Inc. did not act in bad faith when it neglected to formally answer a subpoena lodged by Illinois Union, but its delay did cost the company an...
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