Black & Veatch Sues Insurers Over AEP Power Plant Defects

Law360, New York (June 6, 2012, 8:33 PM EDT) -- Construction company Black & Veatch Corp. sued Aspen Insurance Ltd. and Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe Ltd. in Kansas federal court on Monday, alleging that the two insurers, which provided umbrella policies, improperly denied coverage for liabilities from construction defects in four power plants.

The claims cover seven wet flue gas desulfurization systems that Black & Veatch was contracted to build for American Electric Power Service Corp. According to Black & Veach, the company’s subcontractor performed faulty work on the systems, which were installed in four plants...
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