Insurer Asks To Exit Water District's Wildfire Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 12:32 PM EDT) -- An excess insurer said Friday it had no duty to cover a California water district that’s seeking up to $19 million in coverage for lawsuits by owners of burned-down homes who allege the district designed a water supply system inadequate for fighting a 2008 wildfire.

The Insurance Co. of The State of Pennsylvania said in a motion for summary judgment that an inverse condemnation exclusion contained in a policy issued to the Yorba Linda Water District and the Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance...
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